Why more banks are ditching their legacy core vendors
Cloud computing concept. Hand with ethernet cable connecting into cloud.
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Newcomers Nymbus, Neocova, Finxact and Technisys and older competitors like Temenos, Infosys and Oracle are winning over community and regional banks by offering what some bankers describe as more flexible technology at fairer prices.
Sens. Warren, Brown call on CFPB to suspend task force
In a letter to CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger, the Democratic senators argue that task force members cannot be trusted to protect consumers because they have represented payday lenders or Wall Street banks, or worked at law firms that did so.
FHFA picks Houlihan Lokey to advise agency on GSE plans
The seal of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is displayed outside the organization's headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. President Donald Trump's pick to lead Fannie Mae and Freddie Macs regulator pledged to work with Congress on overhauling the companies, while downplaying controversial positions he's previously laid out on everything from the 30-year-mortgage to affordable housing initiatives. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
The regulator said the investment bank and financial services company will help in the process of strengthening Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's capital standing for their eventual exit from conservatorship.
The McLean, Va.-based company admitted that it failed to file suspicious activity reports even in cases when it knew about criminal charges against specific customers. The misconduct took place in a unit that served check-cashing businesses and was later shut down.
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