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

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:

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