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  • Article | Audit
  • September 30th, 2016

The Board’s Role in the Transition to CECL

As with any major initiative, a successful transition to the new accounting standard will require active involvement of the audit committee, board and senior management.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 28th, 2016

Bank Compensation and Governance in the New Era

Is your board evolving with the new environment? This article takes a look at critical changes for bank boards.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 26th, 2016

How Many Banks Look 10 Years Ahead?

Bank Director’s Bank Board Training Forum, which takes place September 29-30, offers a holistic view of the challenges facing bank boards today, as well as a peek into the future.

  • Article | Strategy
  • September 23rd, 2016
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The Little Bank That Could

After experiencing an existential crisis in 2005, this small bank goes all in for small business owners.

  • Article | Regulation
  • September 21st, 2016

Federal Agencies Heighten Expectations and Penalties for Bank Directors

Changes in both a regulatory handbook and monetary penalties are worth noting.

  • Article | Lending
  • September 19th, 2016

Why Loan Participations Still Work For Banking

Community banks are facing pressure to diversify credit risk in their loan portfolios. Here's one way to diversify lending.

  • Research | Compensation
  • September 16th, 2016

Do Executives Want Equity?

The 2016 Compensation Survey examines whether equity awards still attract talent, and whether they still tie executive interests to that of the bank.

  • Article | Audit
  • September 15th, 2016
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Adapting to CECL: Beyond the Accounting

The new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rule for estimating expected credit losses has been dubbed the most significant change in the history of bank accounting.

  • Article | Risk
  • September 14th, 2016

The New FFIEC Information Security Examination Procedures: What Boards Should Be Doing Now

Here are five steps that boards should take to address information security.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • September 12th, 2016

Merger of Equals: Does 1 + 1 = 3?

It can be tough to overcome the cultural issues in a bank merger of equals but well worth it financially. Here’s the math.