Does anyone EVER read my SAR Reports?

One of the most important tasks that a Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) Officer has is to make the decision whether or not to file a suspicious activity report (“SAR”).   Many BSA Officers have had the experience of reviewing transactions, analyzing them for suspicious activity and then making the decision whether or the not the […]

CMS and Regulations: How It All Began

The Origins of Regulations and the First Compliance Management System – Part 1


Moses walked down the mountain. He held up the stone tablet and said – “Behold! The Ten Commandments laid out by God. Ye shall follow these absolutely.”

The elders looked at the tablet and one of them whispered to the others. “Great job […]