Video | December 31st, 2020

An Audit Expert Explains What’s Changed

Jon Tomberlin of Dixon Hughes Goodman weighs in on the audit committee’s role during a pandemic.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Video | December 29th, 2020

Four Essential Governance Practices

James McAlpin Jr., a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, shares recommended practices for bank boards, based on the 2020 Governance Best Practices Survey.

By: Jim McAlpin
Article | December 23rd, 2020

New Research Finds 4 Ways to Improve the Appraisal Experience

There are numerous ways that banks can improve and modernize their appraisal process to provide a better consumer experience.

By: Phillip King
Article | December 22nd, 2020

Developing a Digital-First Approach to Risk Management

Banks must implement enhanced digital banking risk management practices to protect the institution and mitigate regulatory risks.

By: Steve Kent
Article | December 17th, 2020

Does your Bank Need a SOC?

A security operations center (SOC) helps a bank’s IT department prevent data breaches and cyberattacks.

By: Krystal Rennie
BD Article
Video | December 16th, 2020

Structuring Incentive Compensation Plans for 2021

Compensation committees should keep these three principles in mind when crafting incentive plans and goals for 2021.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | December 15th, 2020

AMERIBOR Benchmark Offers Options for Bank Capital Raises

For the first time, a bank has completed a debt offering using the AMERIBOR® benchmark, a critical step in financial innovation and development.

By: Dr. Richard Sandor
BD Article
Article | December 7th, 2020

What Banks Can Learn from OceanFirst’s Loan Sale

OceanFirst Financial Corp. Chairman and CEO Christopher Maher shares why the bank decided to sell $81 million in higher-risk loans during the third quarter.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | December 3rd, 2020

Balance Sheet Opportunities Create Path to Outperformance

Banks must maintain focus on the four major balance sheet position, given the challenges to develop and execute strategies defending their profitability.

By: Todd Taylor, Omar Hinojosa
Article | December 1st, 2020

Recommendations for Banks Prepping for LIBOR Transitions, Updated Timelines

Banks can take three steps to prepare for LIBOR’s eventual exit and ensure they incorporate the latest fallback language into their contracts.

By: David Schwarz