January 10, 2017


Articles Written by, Featuring, or Citing MRB Monitor

January 31, 2017: “Marijuana and Banking: What Everyone Needs to Know” (aka “”How ignoring the marijuana industry is a bigger risk to your FI than you realize”), CBANC Network (presenter)

January 12, 2017: Big Banks Worked with Pot Industry, Despite Denials, Records Show, American Banker (featured; quote)

December 8, 2016: Banking Compliance Issues in Legalized Marijuana, Atlantic Community Bankers Bank (webinar/co-presenter)

November 18, 2016: Will Trump’s AG Pick Just Say No to Pot Banking?, American Banker (quote)

September 20, 2016: Defining “Marijuana-Related Business,” ACAMS Today (sole author) (note: a PDF of this article is available on our “Premium Content” page)

Aug 16, 2016: Financial crime experts get in the weeds over marijuana banking services, Tampa Bay Business Journal (featured)

July 13, 2016: Marijuana Business Burns Small Illinois Bank, American Banker (quote)

March 4, 2016: Non-Bank Payments Aren’t a Long-Term Answer for Legal Marijuana, Payments Source (co-author)

January 20, 2016: View from the Pinstripes: How a Banker Sees a Cannabis Account, Leafly.com (featured)

December 31, 2015: Shh!  Here’s How Cannabis Companies are Banking on the Down Low, Leafly.com (citation) (note: This article cites/links to an analysis co-authored by MRB Monitor and Dynamic Securities Analytics.)

December 24, 2015: Experts Debunk 5 Myths About Marijuana Industry, Credit Union Journal (co-author)

December 24, 2015: Banks Weighing Pot Business Find Haze of Misinformation, American Banker (co-author)

December 17, 2015: Don’t Bet on a Pot-Banking Fix Next Year, American Banker (citation) (note: This article cites/links to an MRB Monitor analysis in another American Banker article).

November 5, 2015: Corruption Currents, Wall Street Journal (citation) (note: This article cites/links to “Reviews of marijuana related suspicious-activity reports” created by MRB Monitor and Dynamic Securities Analytics.)

November 3, 2015: Legal Clash Exposes Contradictions in Fed’s Pot-Banking Rules, American Banker (citation)

November 3, 2015: New Marijuana Banking SAR Data Has International Implications, Blog Post (co-author)

November 3, 2015: Securities Brokers Have (Relatively) Open Arms to Marijuana Businesses, Blog Post (co-author)

June 15, 2015: Consequences of Conflicting Federal and State Marijuana Laws (note: this link will download a PDF), State of Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (citation)

August 25, 2015: Conflict and Uncertainty: Due Diligence Challenges for Marijuana-Related Businesses, ACAMS Today (co-author) (note: a PDF of this article is available on our “Premium Content” page)

April 15, 2015: Some Banks Serve Marijuana Businesses As Others Axe Them, Wall Street Journal (citation)

April 13, 2015: Some Banks Are Working with Marijuana Businesses, But They Remain Wary, Huffington Post (citation) (note: Huffington Post links to an analysis we created with Dynamic Securities Analytics)

April 13, 2015: Financial institutions mixed on serving marijuana industry customers, Inside Counsel (citation)

April 13, 2015: Who is Filing Suspicious Activity Reports on the Marijuana Industry? New Data May Surprise You., Blog Post (co-author)