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  • Research | Liability
  • September 18th, 2013

Update on FDIC Lawsuits: Pace Increases While Few Settle

Cornerstone Research finds the pace of FDIC lawsuits increases to at least 32 so far this year. At this rate, 2013 will have more than double the number of lawsuits filed as last year.

  • Research | Strategy
  • September 9th, 2013

2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey: Rising Optimism on Banking

The results of the 2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey reveal bank leaders’ plans to grow, what worries them most and thoughts on the regulatory and economic climate.

  • Research | Risk
  • June 17th, 2013

Western Bank Survey: Boards Need Risk Management Expertise

Bank Director’s phone survey of Western community bankers reveals their plans to grow, which risks concern them most and what skills are desired when adding a new member to the board.

  • Research | Compensation
  • May 17th, 2013

The Compensation Puzzle: Results of the 2013 Compensation Survey

The 2013 Compensation Survey, conducted by Bank Director and sponsored by Compensation Advisors by Meyer-Chatfield, reveals that boards and executives continue to struggle with measuring executive performance and retaining key talent.

  • Research | Liability
  • May 8th, 2013

FDIC Lawsuits Trending Upward

Cornerstone Research analyzes the trends in FDIC lawsuits against directors and officers of financial institutions.

  • Research | Risk
  • March 22nd, 2013

The State of Risk: 2013 Risk Practices Survey

Regulatory compliance and data top the list of concerns for risk officers and directors, according to the inaugural risk management survey by Bank Director and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

  • Research | Lending
  • March 14th, 2013

C&I Loans: Do Community Banks Have a Competitive Advantage?

Could C&I lending yield strong growth for community banks? Expertise is key.

  • Research | Growth
  • February 22nd, 2013

Desperately Seeking Loan Growth

A survey shows that margin compression and loan growth are key concerns for bankers.

  • Research | Liability
  • December 18th, 2012

FDIC Lawsuits Increase in Fourth Quarter, Many Target Smaller Banks and Thrifts

Cornerstone Research staff discusses 2012 trends in FDIC lawsuits against officers and directors of financial institutions.

  • Research | Regulation
  • December 17th, 2012

Phone Survey: Fiscal Cliff Will Impact Banks and Their Customers

One-third of bankers say they will be less likely to lend if nation veers off fiscal cliff.