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video | Bank M&A March 31st, 2020

Lessons From Banking’s Top Deals

What can banks of all sizes learn from the industry’s top acquirers?

By: Kara Baldwin
article | Bank M&A March 27th, 2020

How to Respond to LendingClub’s Bank Buy

Community institutions must evolve in order to stay relevant in the face of an emerging breed of supercharged, technology-fueled banks.

By: Drew Sievers
BD Article
article | Audit March 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Sparks CECL Uncertainty

CECL could put pressure on bank allowances in its first full quarter, but proposed relief from Congress creates uncertainty for the standard itself.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | Regulation March 26th, 2020

What to Do With Your CECL Delay

CECL takes effect for a number of banks in 2023, a delay announced by FASB in October 2019. Here’s how to make the most of this delay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Risk March 25th, 2020

Why This Crisis Is Different

The unusual origin of this crisis will dictate how it unfolds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Risk March 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Strategies, Considerations for Banks

Bank executives have a range of considerations, from branch operations to business continuity to capital management, given the realities of the new coronavirus.

By: James Kane, Daniel McKay, James Morrissey, Jennifer King, Juan Arciniegas, Mark Svalina
article | Regulation March 23rd, 2020

Turning Compliance From an Exercise Into a Partnership

A bank’s compliance technology investments impact far more than just compliance.

By: Kevin Polinsky
BD Article
article | Strategy March 20th, 2020

Crafting a Last-Minute Telecommuting Policy

The coronavirus pandemic has banks considering work-from-home policies. Here’s how to ensure employees remain engaged.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | Bank M&A March 20th, 2020

The Uncertain Impact of COVID-19 on the Bank M&A Playbook

Banks should continue M&A planning, albeit with different considerations given the widespread uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus and its impact on banks.

By: Chet Fenimore, Jonathan Hightower, Nick Gallion
Bank Services
article | Strategy March 19th, 2020

Whipsawed by Interest Rates

How should banks respond when interest rates drop?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director