's Week In Review for Friday, Oct. 8, 2010

This week's top news and views: Reg. E Amendment Introduced in Senate; Insider Trading: Kerviel Sentencing Reveals Gaps. And don't miss our audio week-in-review podcast by Managing Editor Tracy Kitten.Here's what you'll find in our review of some of's most compelling content of the past week:
  • Reg. E Amendment Introduced in Senate In response to the ongoing threat of ACH/wire fraud, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has introduced a proposed amendment to Regulation E that would give municipalities and school districts the same level of protection as consumers;

  • The sentencing of Jerome Kerviel, the French rogue trader who cost France's second-largest bank, and his former employer, $6.8 billion in fraudulent transactions, proves that internal controls only go so far. Corporate ethics are just as important; and

  • When it comes to managing third-party service providers, regulatory guidance hasn't evolved, but the technology landscape has. Donald Saxinger, senior examination specialist with the FDIC, says financial institutions have to ensure they are getting service and protection when they work with third-party providers in the emerging technology realm.

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