With increasing competition, regulatory changes, and constant cybersecurity concerns, financial institutions rely on Blue & Co. to guide them through the complexities of business.
We have a specialized team of professionals that proactively monitors regulatory changes affecting the financial services industry and helps our clients navigate these complex guidelines. Our professionals are experienced in addressing challenges and recognizing opportunities to help industry leaders adapt to the changing landscape and stay ahead of their competition.
- External audit of financial statements
- Outsourced compliance reviews
- Outsourced internal audit
- Enterprise risk management
- Strategic planning
- Field exams for asset-based lending
- Loan review
- Pre-loan field surveys
- Tax return preparation
- Cost segregation studies
- Policy development and review
- Customized board and staff training
- IT risk assessment and reviews
- Bank secrecy act/anti-money laundering reviews
- Automated clearing house reviews
- Quality control reviews
- Merger and acquisition services
- Mutual-stock conversion
- Business valuations
- Model validation
Management of community financial institutions continue to place even more reliance on models to help guide the decision-making process across all operational activities. With this increased reliance on models, there is a directionally consistent increase in the risk associated with the use of models. Managing risks is the fundamental basis of financial institutions, and in […]
Resources [ Hot Topic] THE STATE OF MONEY SERVICE BUSINESSES (MSB) More Trouble Than They Should Be Whitepaper by Connie Krebs, Blue & Co., LLC Since 2012, the IRS has utilized their Small Business/Self-Employed Division (IRS SB/SE) staff to examine registered businesses for their Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) policy and procedures. This division has been […]
Wire Transfer Fraud is one of the most creative avenues for robbing your bank. It is faceless, quick, and damaging to the bank’s reputation. The act itself will not harm your staff with a standoff, but it can blemish your customer’s trust. Criminals find it very easy to tap into these sources. They skillfully plan […]
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