Reading through a voluminous board packet can seem like cramming for a major exam, but experienced directors learn what shortcuts they can safely take.
ESG Factors Come to Play in M&A
The 2022 Bank M&A Survey finds several ESG components factoring into M&A due diligence. Find out what this means for buyers and sellers in this exclusive analysis.
When to Form a Risk Committee
Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.
Managing the CEO Succession Process
The anticipated wave of bank CEO retirements occurring over the next few years means it’s never been more critical for boards to have a sound CEO succession process.
Making Sense of Today’s Fintech Buzzwords
In this Board Brief, Bank Director CEO Al Dominick breaks down what bank boards should know about key technology concepts facing the industry today.
Can Boards Be a Technology Resource for Their Bank?
Technology plays a profound role in today’s banking industry, but too many boards lack the expertise to connect technology to their institution’s business strategy. Uncover more about technology governance in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2021 Technology Survey.
How Will the Branch’s Post-Pandemic Role Change?
The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated a trend toward digital distribution and fewer branches. Here’s how one bank is navigating that transition.
An Onboarding Blueprint for New Directors
For many bank boards, onboarding is something they do sporadically, and yet the orientation of a new director is too important to be handled casually.
An Assessment of Bank Board Governance
Is your board performing to its full potential? This video explores four critical issues hindering boards’ ability to function successfully, based on Bank Director’s annual Governance Best Practices Survey: effective board oversight, board member performance, diversity and director independence.
CRA Modernization Goes Back to the Drawing Board
The OCC’s controversial decision to issue its own CRA revision last year, applicable to only national banks — and then abruptly rescind it — has caused confusion for an industry that dislikes uncertainty.