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  • Article | Technology
  • August 24th, 2016

How Digital Currency Innovation is Disrupting Equity Crowdfunding

Here’s a look at how digital currency could be a major game changer to equity crowdfunding in 2016 and beyond.

  • Article | Strategy
  • August 22nd, 2016

Take a Second Look at Your Merchant Service Provider

It may be time to address the increasingly competitive market and make sure your bank is getting a good deal.

  • Article | Risk
  • August 19th, 2016

How to Reduce Bank Risk and Improve Overall Returns with SBICs

Dory Wiley at Commerce Street Capital writes about how banks are taking advantage of an exception in the Volcker Rule to invest in small businesses.

  • Article | Growth
  • August 18th, 2016
  • DirectorCorps

A Second Life for an American Bank

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said there are no second acts in American lives, but CalWest Bancorp is clearly an exception.

  • Article | Retail
  • August 17th, 2016

What to Do About the 65% of Checking Customers Making You Money

It's vital that your bank is able to protect its most profitable retail customers--but first you have to know who they are.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • August 16th, 2016
  • DigitalEdition

Improve M&A Success With Effective Employee Communications

Experience shows that the mergers most likely to succeed are implemented according to a well developed integration plan that includes employee communications.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • August 15th, 2016

Why Banks Need to Control the M&A Process

What every community bank CEO should know when entering an M&A transaction.

  • Article | Retail
  • August 12th, 2016
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How Black Lives Matter Became Black Banks Matter

Black-owned banks gained thousands of new customers in July. Here’s how these institutions took advantage of a grassroots movement to generate new accounts.

  • Video | Regulation
  • August 10th, 2016

Raising the Bar: Top Challenges Facing Bank Boards

Enhanced regulatory oversight is one of the top challenges facing banks today. KPMG’s Lynn McKenzie offers solutions for bank boards to address this and other key concerns.

  • Article | Compensation
  • August 8th, 2016

Team Lift-Outs: Compensation to Entice and Integrate Revenue Producers

A successful lift-out can help boost a bank's profitability, but it is not without risk and has compensation implications that should be carefully reviewed.