Accume Past Webinars

Beneficial Ownership Rule
IT Internal Audit Hot Topics Webinar

Accume Partners will present a webinar discussing the hot topics surrounding IT Internal Audit, including:

• Board Reporting
• Vendor Due Diligence
• Data Governance
• Cybersecurity Business Risk Assessment
• Data Privacy/Protection

Hear from the following subject matter experts:

• Michael Fiore, Senior Director & IT Internal Audit Practice Leader for Accume Partners
• Michael Corcione, Managing Director, Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Leader for Accume Partners
• Audrey Magennis, Senior Director, IT Internal Audit for Accume Partners
• Guest Speaker Michael Paliseno, Managing Director, Head of IT Audit for Guggenheim Partners

If you have any questions, please reach out to Accume Partners at 1.888.696.1515 or

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Risk And Regulatory Hot Topics

Tune in for insight around the ever-changing business environment with our Risk and Regulatory Compliance Update webinar. Key topics covered will include:

  • BSA/AML Model Validation
  • BSA Customer Due Diligence Rule
  • Board Reporting
  • Cybersecurity

In this webinar, we’ll discuss and evaluate the benefits of conducting AML model validations, how to comply with the new Beneficial Ownership Rule, delineate recommended data elements for Board reporting and discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity.

Join us on Wednesday, May 9th at 12PM ET and receive one CPE credit!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Accume Partners at 1.888.696.1515 or

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NY Cyber Reg. – How to Beat the Clock and Achieve Compliance

This timely webinar will focus on some of the nation’s most stringent cybersecurity standards being instituted for financial services companies, including insurance companies and banks. In this free webinar, we will discuss regulations and standards set by the New York Department of Financial Services, and how your organization can achieve compliance before it’s too late.

To gain more background on cybersecurity and regulatory compliance, read recent white papers authored by webinar presenters Michael Barrack, Managing Director of Risk Director & Cybersecurity Services and K.D. Mehra, Managing Director of NY Banking & Financial Services.

Both can be found here

If you have any questions, please reach out to Accume Partners at 1.888.696.1515 or

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AML System And OFAC Filter Model Validation Webinar

In this webinar, we’ll discuss and evaluate the benefits of model validations or the need for these projects as part of the risk management process at financial institutions. While model validation has received increased attention from the Financial Institutions’ Regulators in recent years and may appear to be the driving force behind some projects undertaken by banks and other institutions in recent years, conducting post-implementation reviews at the end of a project to validate appropriate implementation, data integrity, MIS accuracy, and achievement of project objectives, etc. has been the regulatory requirement and industry practice for decades regarding any system implementation. Considering that these requirements have been in place since the time technology was not as pervasive as it is today, it is not only a regulatory expectation but a prudent risk management practice to have various audits and reviews in the matter, e.g. pre-implementation, post-implementation, periodic data integrity testing and model validation, etc. as these assure the effectiveness of the design and performance of the model and related processes.

U.S. Regulatory guidelines as well as Examination Procedures are clear on the expectations of managing AML risks, including those related to the AML risk management models. While various regulatory guidelines have dealt with model risk management and regulatory agencies have been asking for results of independent AML/OFAC pre and post-implementation audits and model validation reports, New York State Regulator for banking and insurance has issued a regulation that makes these activities mandatory as part of Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Program risk management processes at covered entities.

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