Homerun
  • Identity Verification, Compliance

Hitting a Home Run

In part 1 I discussed how those in the Fantasy Sports industry (same theory can be applied to any industry) who aren’t playing by the rules are only going to aid the regulatory bodies (states and federal) in their overall scrutiny of the industry; and those regulatory bodies will have real-life scenarios to back their reasoning for the imposing of steeper fines, passing of stricter laws and worst of all, outlawing games of skill.

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Baseball Player Ready to Swing
  • Compliance, Identity Verification

1-2-3 Strikes...You’re Out!

The Fantasy Sports industry has seen its fair share of scandals in recent years such as the alleged “Insider Trading” between key players in the industry. Such disregard for the rules (and general un-sporting conduct) has made it more difficult for all businesses in the Fantasy Sports Industry, such as the temporary bans in some states and stricter compliance regulations all around.

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Runners at the starting line
  • Fraud Prevention, Internet Fraud

Jumping the Gun in Identity and Security

With the mainstream coverage of breaches, hacks, and identity fraud over the past few years it should be no surprise to see massive amounts of VC funding being funneled to new technology solutions that promise the solution. The rush to market for these solutions may be contributing to the problem more than solving it, however.

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Boy Watching from Behind Fence
  • Compliance

What to Watch for in Watch List Screening

It may be tempting for businesses that are required to screen against watch lists to think that all watch list screening solutions are the same because the lists themselves are defined by the government. Contrary to this view, the solution you choose can make a difference to your operational efficiency, budget, and even compliance status.

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TaxPro
  • Identity Verification

Preparation Time for Tax Preparers and EROs

With the fall quickly approaching, it is again the time of year for Tax Preparers and Electric Return Originators (EROs) to prepare for the 2017 tax season. Tax professionals increasingly work with their clients on a remote basis (vs. In-Person Transactions), and this shift brings additional requirements for these tax professionals to remain compliant with IRS requirements.

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