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Secura/Isaac Group & First Financial Network Announce Strategic Alliance

Secura/Isaac Group and First Financial Network today announced their new Advisory Alliance relationship to provide a comprehensive suite of services to banks and other financial institutions.

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Jim Watkins speaks to Straight Arrow News “Market on Close” on the Banking Industry

Secura/Isaac Group President Jim Watkins joined Straight Arrow News to give his perspective on the banking industry, one year on from 2023’s banking crisis.

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Bill Isaac publishes opinion in The Hill: Why CAMELS ratings are confidential

Secura/Isaac Group Chairman Bill Isaac published an article in The Hill explaining why CAMELS ratings, an important tool in bank regulation, must not be made public.

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Bill Isaac speaks to Schwab Network’s “Market on Close” on the Federal Reserve

Secura/Isaac Group Chairman Bill Isaac joined Schwab Network’s “Market on Close” to give his perspective on the Federal Reserve’s announcement yesterday that it would keep its key interest rate unchanged heading into 2024. 

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Bill Isaac speaks to American Banker on proposed capital rule changes

Secura/Isaac Group Chairman Bill Isaac spoke to American Banker to discuss the Fed, FDIC, and OCC’s newly proposed capital rule changes.

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Bill Isaac speaks to Bloomberg Markets “The Close” on newly proposed capital requirements

Secura/Isaac Group Chairman Bill Isaac spoke to Bloomberg Markets “The Close” to discuss newly proposed capital requirements introduced as Basel III.

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Secura/Isaac Group Welcomes Stephen J. Mills as Senior Advisor

Secura/Isaac Group is pleased to announce that Steve Mills, a seasoned expert on risk management, internal audit, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, will join the firm as Senior Advisor. Mr. Mills brings over three decades of domestic and international experience advising clients on broad areas of risk management and controls.

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William Isaac speaks to Financial Times on sale of First Republic to JPMorgan

Secura/Isaac Group Chairman William Isaac spoke to Brooke Masters at Financial Times on his concern at the decision to sell First Republic to JPMorgan Chase after the former suffered a $100bn deposit run.

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How to respond to today’s banking crisis with proper preparation

In the face of today’s banking crisis, banks should anticipate a new era of tougher bank regulatory oversight, examinations, regulatory frameworks and stress testing. Here’s our list of key takeaways that banks should monitor, make a plan for, and take action on.

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Lessons from the 1980s Banking Crisis

The key lesson to learn from my experience, made more urgent by the rise of social media, is this: If the public is not given timely information they can trust, they will come to their decisions based on whatever speculation catches their attention. Regulators and bankers must act quickly, openly, and decisively.

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