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Editorial Overview

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Bank Director magazine focuses on issues fundamental to a bank’s CEO, senior leadership team, chairman and independent directors.  The quarterly print edition, and the digital edition published eight times a year, provides readers with the tools necessary to successfully handle the growth and governance challenges impacting boards.

2016 Editorial Year At A Glance

January | Print Edition
Branding + M&A 
We take a case study approach to a group of banks with strong brands and examine how they help those institutions achieve their strategic goals. 

February | Digital Edition
C-Suite Issue

The inaugural issue of the C-suite edition will explore the critical ways in which the C-suite is changing, and how the board can work most effectively with members of management.

March | Digital Edition
Brand/Strategy Issue

Bank Director takes a look at Five Forward-Thinking Branch Designs.  Bank Director will explore which banks have managed to improve their brand's value, and how.

April | Print Edition
Efficiency + Growth

Given the highly competitive nature of the banking industry today and the impact this has had on profit margins, banks that can position themselves as low-cost producers have a tremendous competitive advantage.  We rank the most efficient banks in the country and explain how they do it.

May| Digital Edition
Legal Issue

How should a board go about finding the best legal advice?  Bank Director explores ways the board can oversee and manage the bank's legal relationships. 

June | Digital Edition
Talent Issue

Banks have begun to have disappointing say-on-pay results.  What can the rest of the industry learn from them?

July | Print Edition
The Bank Performance Scorecard

We rank the 300 largest U.S. publicly owned banks in three asset categories to find out who is best when ranked by profitability, asset quality and capital levels. 

August | Digital Edition
Growth Issue

Bank Director looks at the top growth banks in the country, and why they are growing. 

September | Digital Edition
Audit & Risk Issue

This issue looks at the latest trends in cybercrime and how the board can protect the bank.

October | Print Edition
Banking Law + Risk Practices
In a heavily regulated industry like banking, the roles played by the bank's general counsel and outside legal counsel are critical.  We take a close look at how both of those individuals work together to keep the bank in full compliance.

November | Digital Edition
Governance Issue

This issue will address how boards can become more effective, drive value and please shareholders.

December | Digital Edition
Technology Issue

What are the must-haves for bank technology today to keep up with competitors, and what is OK for a wait-and-see approach?  This issue will help the board assess what its bank is doing against the competition.

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