PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Publishes New Research Report

Palmyra, NJ (06/26/19) – “Industry In One: Financial Services” by Anna Lebedeva, IGP, CIPM, PMP and funded by the Foundation is now available at www.armaedfoundation.org.

This research report demonstrates the unique aspects of managing records and information in the U.S. financial services industry and provides a practical guide for RIM professionals that may be transitioning into financial services from another industry or context for starting or continuing a RIM career in financial services records management. Key sections of the report include a history of the financial services industry in the U.S. and an industry overview and the major  U.S. financial regulations affecting RIM. It examines U.S. and global regulations impacting financial services firms, describes non-regulatory drivers that make the business case for RIM in the financial services sector, presents findings from several industry surveys on the risks facing financial services firms in recent years, offers several risk mitigation actions RIM professionals can undertake to help their firms reduce the risks and potentially damaging consequences, provides an in-depth overview of electronic communication technologies and how they should be managed to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and ultimately offers a future outlook for the financial services industry and the specific trends RIM professionals should closely monitor since these trends have the potential to make a direct and/or indirect impact on RIM.

This report and others are available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:
http://armaedfoundation.org/research-program_menu/research-reports/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

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PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Publishes New Research Report

Palmyra, NJ (06/03/2019) – A new Foundation research report, “Retention of Accounting Records: A Global Survey Of Laws And Regulations” by William Saffady, Ph.D, FAI

The report provides results from surveying legal requirements for retention of accounting records in 200 countries and territories. Globally, more than 1,000 laws and regulations specify retention periods or have significant implications for retention decisions related to accounting ledgers, financial statements, fiscal audit reports, accounts payable and receivable documents, and other records related to an organization’s accounting transactions and financial condition. For each country and territory, the report identifies, summarizes, and cites minimum retention periods mandated by accounting laws and tax laws, as well as applicable statutes of limitations specified in contract laws. The report also identifies legal requirements related to storage locations and formats for retention of accounting records. Links are provided to the full text of cited laws and regulations.

This report and others are available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:
http://armaedfoundation.org/research-program_menu/research-reports/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

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PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Publishes New Research Report

Palmyra, NJ (05/30/2019) – “Blockchain Technology and Record Keeping” by Victoria L. Lemieux, Ph.D; Darra Hofman, JD, MSLS; Danielle Batista, BARM, MIS; and Alysha Joo, MASLIS.

The Foundation thanks ARMA Canada Region for sponsoring and funding this research project.

The report provides answers to key records management questions about blockchain technology commonly posed by records professionals. Blockchains are an emerging recordkeeping technology producing new forms of records, and new modalities of recordkeeping, with which records and information professionals will need to engage. As blockchain technology is still developing, technical changes as to how it operates can be expected. This report examines the future of recordkeeping in what may be a fluid blockchain world by sharing status and options to the current state of blockchain and record keeping.

The report is available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:
http://armaedfoundation.org/research-program_menu/research-reports/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

We welcome all information management professionals to join us on social media.