Blair Rugh

Chief Compliance Advisor

Blair is one of the preeminent experts on the United States banking laws and regulations, with more than 40 years of experience in commercial and investment banking.

He has authored compliance manuals recognized by the banking industry as the definitive treatise on banking law and regulations. His contributions to thought leadership in the industry include extensive experience as a speaker to bankers’ associations, and written numerous articles published in banking journals.

Blair’s background includes a Bachelor Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas as well as a Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University.

Blair now serves as the Chief Compliance Consultant Advisor to the TriComply Services division of Temenos.

Latest articles from Blair Rugh


Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin

The Federal Reserve has begun issuing a new publication titled, “Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin”. Its purpose is to alert banks and bankers about compliance violations that its examiners are seeing…
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The Bank Bribery Act

Sometimes, it seems like Congress and the regulators take all of the fun out of everything. A gift from a customer every now and then is just one of the…
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CFPB Reports

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau publishes a lot of reports. Most of them are not too interesting, but a few do have some interesting information. Recently, the CFPB published its…