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  • Video | Growth
  • May 29th, 2015
  • DirectorCorps

Really, What Is Franchise Value?

In this video, Fred Cannon, director of research for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, discusses the question, "What is a bank's franchise value?"

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • May 27th, 2015

Four Steps to Going Public on the OTCQX Marketplace

OTC Markets Group’s Maggie Chou describes how to increase your bank’s access to capital.

  • Article | Compensation
  • May 25th, 2015

The Elements of a Compensation Plan: What a Board Needs to Know

Bank Compensation Consulting experts discuss what you need to consider in terms of your compensation structure.

  • Video | M&A
  • May 22nd, 2015

The Risk of In Market Mergers

In this video, C.K. Lee of Commerce Street Capital explains both the pros and cons of in-market mergers.

  • Article | 2nd Quarter 2015
  • May 21st, 2015

The Chemistry of Success

Ten traits set the boards of top performing banks apart from most other banks. The boards at high performing banks might not be smarter than you, but they could be doing things that your board doesn't.

  • Article | Compensation
  • May 20th, 2015

When Your CEO Becomes a Million Dollar Baby

This article describes how to preserve tax deductions for compensation in compliance with Internal Revenue Code Section 162 (m).

  • Article | Audit
  • May 19th, 2015

Fair Lending Compliance Is Becoming More Complex and More Challenging

Here is what boards need to know about fair lending compliance and future rule changes.

  • Article | Audit
  • May 18th, 2015

Back to the Future: The Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses

David Ruffin and Randal Rabe describe how to assess a qualitative and environmental adjustment for ALLL.

  • Video | Regulation
  • May 15th, 2015

How Size Matters: Regulatory Considerations for Growth

Gregory Lyons of Debevoise discusses the nuances of different asset thresholds and what banks must consider.

  • Article | M&A
  • May 13th, 2015

Mind These Gaps

Bank Director President Al Dominick discusses the minefields in M&A.