Committees

BD Article
Article | June 7th, 2019

An Easy Way to Lose Sight of Critical Risks

The noise of the digital revolution threatens to drown out the fundamental risks of banking. How do the best banks keep their focus?

By: Al Dominick
Article | June 3rd, 2019

How Subchapter S Issues Could Snag a Sale

The Subchapter S election gives banks significant economic benefits, but that could be jeopardized in a sale by poor recordkeeping.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | May 24th, 2019

An Easy Way to Learn More About Banking

It goes without saying that bank executives and directors should strive to learn more about banking. But what should they read to do so?

By: John J. Maxfield
Article | May 21st, 2019

The Need for Secure Communications in the Boardroom

Best practices require boards to stop using personal email for corporate business.

By: Nick Price
BD Article
Article | May 17th, 2019

77 Percent of Bank Boards Approve Loans. Is That a Mistake?

Community bank directors don't have to approve loans. Yet, more than three-quarters of executives and directors say their board is involved in the process.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | April 26th, 2019

Here’s How to Address CECL’s Biggest Question

A debate is raging across the banking industry as to whether the new loan loss accounting standard will lessen or worsen a recession, and what banks can do about it.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | April 18th, 2019

Why Your Board’s Risk Committee Structure Matters

Boards should examine their committee structure for opportunities to enhance risk oversight. Find out more in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2019 Risk Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

Review Your Director Equity Plans

Here are a few things boards and compensation committees should consider to mitigate potential risks in implementing equity incentive plans.

By: Christina Gattuso
Article | April 15th, 2019

How Spreadsheets Add Risk to Construction Lending

Relying on digital solutions rather than old-fashion spreadsheets to manage the construction lending process will improve efficiency and reduce risk.

By: Jackie Romig
BD Article
Article | April 12th, 2019

The Huge Lending Opportunity You’re Overlooking

Female entrepreneurs face a funding gap, which could turn into big business for community and regional banks.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director