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7/16/2019

Customers and regulators expect fairness and quality in account servicing, and compliance officers can help banks perform successfully in this area while mitigating risk, write Liza Warner and Karen Cullen of CrossCheck Compliance. An internal audit of the compliance-management system and a compliance examination of products before launch are among important controls, Warner and Cullen write.

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ABA Bank Compliance
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Warner
7/15/2019

Chinese GDP increased 6.2% year over year during the second quarter, the lowest rate in 27 years, according to government data. China has reduced its growth target for this year to 6% to 6.5%.

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MarketWatch
7/15/2019

Companies worldwide are training mid-tier career professionals along with seasoned leaders on everything from digital dexterity to communication skills to management expertise.

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Financial Management
7/15/2019

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Treasury regulations provide the exclusive rules for proving timely delivery of a tax return and that the common law mailbox rule is superseded by the regulations. Courts have split on whether the regulations displace or supplement the common law rule.

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The Tax Adviser
7/15/2019

Summer, when business often slows, is a good time to take action to accelerate career development. Possible steps include learning skills and reviewing long-term goals.

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Fast Company online
7/15/2019

This action will remove all links from your workbook but leave your formulas intact so your recipients can still edit the data to produce "what-if" scenarios for deeper analysis.

7/15/2019

Here is a primer for controlling how links open on computers and mobile devices. Learn how to set default apps and determine whether links open in new browser tabs.

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Gizmodo
7/15/2019

Kant is the managing director of the State Bank of India.

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Entrepreneur online
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State Bank of India, World Bank
7/15/2019

Parental and spousal caregivers may provide multiple years' worth of care to their loved ones, and the average duration is longer for older caregivers, according to research from the Government Accountability Office. The research also found that certain groups -- women, spouses and members of the Hispanic community -- are most likely to offer long-term daily care. Visit the Caring for an Aging Parent Life Event Center in Broadridge Advisor (open to PFP Section members) for resources on communicating with clients who have aging parents.

7/15/2019

The SECURE Act, which has already passed the House, would increase the age at which savers would have to start taking required minimum distributions from 70½ to 72. Here is a look at how that change could affect the value of reinvested RMDs. For more information about how the SECURE Act could affect planning for clients, check out this podcast, courtesy of the PFP Section.

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CNBC