Baseball Scandal Highlights Compliance Lessons For Banks

Law360 (January 17, 2020, 2:50 PM EST) -- The Houston Astros won their first World Series title in 2017 and came close to repeating in 2019, winning three straight away games before ultimately losing in game seven. Their place in the annals of the American pastime has been marked with an asterisk, however, because they used a camera to steal signs from visiting teams throughout the 2017 season and into 2018.

This unfortunate episode highlights several lessons for banks and other financial institutions concerning the importance of compliance. Your regulators are focusing on the same types of issues and expect the same types of institutional controls.

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