FFIEC Updates to BSA/AML Examination Manual

March 2, 2021By Jim Phillips, EAP Managing Director BSA / AML ComplianceNews No Comments

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently released updates to the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual. The Council is composed of the following six voting members: a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the Director of the Consumer Financial … Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 20, 2020By LisaUncategorized

The Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and President Trump signed it into law with an effective date of April 2, 2020 with most provisions expiring on December 31, 2020. The Act contains several provisions that will significantly impact employers with fewer than 500 employees. Use the following link to view our summary … Read More

Coronavirus Alarms Are Escalating Review of Pandemic Preparedness Strategies

March 4, 2020By Lisablog

Coronavirus in the news media is overwhelmingly taking the center stage with fears concerning public safety, medical community readiness and government response.  Another reminder for businesses, specifically financial institutions, that time is of the essence to review disaster recovery and business continuity preparedness.  Updating call / email trees and reviewing policy and reporting requirements with … Read More

Former Wells CEO banned from banking

January 24, 2020By Lisablog, post

A bitter example where compensation based on performance and sales plans are not aligned with the bottom line, shareholder value, and customer satisfaction.  Performance metrics and goals should be frequently validated to ensure that they are designed to achieve the intended objectives of the enterprise.  Ask us how Everett Advisory can assist you with review … Read More

Birmingham financial advisory firm expands with acquisition of Dallas-based firm

June 12, 2019By Rhonda KempUncategorized

A Birmingham-based financial advisory firm is growing through the acquisition of a Texas-based firm. Lisa Narrell-Mead, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dallas-based Everett Advisory Partners LLC through Workplace Advisors LLC, the firm she founded in 2013. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Narrell-Mead will serve as CEO of the combined … Read More

Everett Advisory Partners – Workplace Advisors Merger

June 12, 2019By Rhonda KempUncategorized

I am excited to announce the next step in our growth at Everett Advisory Partners as we expand on our merger with Workplace Advisors.     Beginning May 1, we have expanded Everett to provide Human Capital Solutions, to include Talent Acquisition and Human Resource Consulting.   Managing Directors in this expertise are Corie Robinson, Caleigh Parsons … Read More

Fed Mulls Lifetime Ban for Two Bankers

March 22, 2019By everettadminUncategorized

The Federal Reserve is considering liftetime bans for two bankers — Frank Smith and Mark Kiolbasa While it’s unclear whether the Fed is paying closer attention to bankers who are moving to competitors, its actions should encourage bankers and employers to make sure they are behaving legally and ethically during recruitment, legal experts said. The potential ban … Read More

CU Bank Share Acquisition Worth $593M

March 16, 2019By everettadminUncategorized

Park Cities Financial Group to acquire CU Bank Shares in deal worth $593M in assets “I am excited and gratified to be joined in this opportunity by well-known and respected local business people and investors,” Deason said in a news release. “It is an opportunity to build a great financial institution in and for this … Read More