FINRA’s Hot-button Issues for 2018

Following their New Year’s tradition, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) just posted its annual Regulatory and Exam Priorities letter, signaling to member firms where they can improve compliance, supervisory and risk management programs. As is typically the case, the topics closely follow their report on FINRA Examination Findings from last month, which focused heavily […]

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Navigating Compliance as Microsoft Transitions Customers from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is now used by more than 125K organizations worldwide since it was launched less than a year ago, and Spiceworks projects that it may be the second most commonly used workplace messaging platform by 2018. Any way you slice it, Teams is a big deal, and will no doubt have a profound impact […]

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Actiance Announces Compliance Integration for Microsoft Teams

We’re excited to announce today at Microsoft Ignite compliance support for Microsoft Teams. Please join my session, “Achieving Communications Compliance, Archiving, and Analytics with the Actiance Platform” today at 12:45pm in Expo Theater #2 to learn more. Actiance Vantage for Microsoft Teams enables customers to capture Microsoft Teams messaging and files and then send to […]

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Actiance Demonstrates Cisco Spark Integration at Cisco GSX

Last week we were excited to participate as a Cisco Spark partner in Cisco GSX – Las Vegas, Cisco’s conference for its global sales force. At the conference, we are demonstrating a Spark-native compliance and archiving solution that will enable regulated firms to keep Spark safe, secure, and compliant – helping Cisco customers meet the most rigorous […]

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Five Reasons Why your Company should be using WhatsApp and WeChat

Among the multitude of messaging apps, there are two that you absolutely can’t afford to ignore: WhatsApp and WeChat. Due to a combination of sheer popularity, an attractive user base, and innovative features, organizations that don’t engage with customers and employees over these platforms may find themselves at a competitive disadvantage. Yet many companies, particularly […]

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Actiance Extends Partner Ecosystem with New ISV Developer Program

I am thrilled to introduce today the Actiance ISV Developer Program, focused on providing significant value to Actiance customers through certified integrations with third-party products and solutions. Actiance customers have embraced the openness of the Actiance platform, which enables them to both build upon the platform and work with vendors that additional compliance applications.  With […]

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Dodd-Frank vs. the Financial Choice Act: The Implications for Consumers, FinServ, and Compliance

Last week witnessed the latest round of congressional tug-of-war over campaign promises to roll back regulations, centering on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. The most recent flurry of activity surrounds a House Republican bill labeled as the Financial Choice Act. The FCA, which few expect to survive in its current form through both […]

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Actiance & Hootsuite Bring the Power of Safe, Compliant Social Customer Engagement to Financial Services Companies

Social media provides amazing marketing tools and opportunities. But with governing agencies broadening the definition of regulated communication to include social channels, it can also create a compliance and security nightmare that many companies aren’t prepared to manage. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our global partnership with Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used […]

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