Video | December 28th, 2021

MOE Compensation Considerations, Challenges

Constructing the right compensation packages, and communicating the story behind them, is key for banks engaging in mergers of equals.

By: Todd A. Leone
Video | December 16th, 2021

Commercial Lending Automation in 2022

Competition for commercial loans has been heating up, and future success will require an enhanced digital experience.

By: Joe Ehrhardt
Article | December 14th, 2021

Laying Down a Foundation for Bank Boards Through Assessment, Alignment

Banks can use a board assessment and alignment to create strategies that position them for growth and prepare them for unexpected changes in the industry.

By: J. Scott Petty
Article | December 9th, 2021

Cybersecurity risk: Managing Multiple Security and Compliance Requirements

It is increasingly important that bank directors are actively engaged in overseeing both compliance and security concerns.

By: Mike Del Giudice, Angie Hipsher-Williams
Article | December 8th, 2021

A Look Ahead to 2022: The Year of Digital Lending

Community banks that hope to stay ahead should prioritize digital and automated loan processes in the face of talent and regulatory challenges.

By: Joe Ehrhardt
BD Article
Article | December 6th, 2021

The Topic That’s Missing From Strategic Discussions

Just 14% of boards talk about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change, despite increased interest from bank regulators.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | December 3rd, 2021

What’s Driving Interest in Bank Primacy?

Banks must invest in primacy by fostering broader relationships with their most-valued clients if they want to significantly impact the bottom line.

By: Gita Thollesson
BD Article
Article | November 29th, 2021

Proposed TDR Accounting Relief Will Miss Most Small Banks (For Now)

A proposed recent accounting change means that small banks will miss out on a change on how loan modifications are treated and will need to revert to the onerous accounting and reporting requirements.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | November 26th, 2021

The Leveraged Loan Market’s Resiliency: From Covid-19 to Recovery

The leveraged loan market has once again proven its resilience, with no impending near-term maturity wall and smooth sailing ahead.

By: David Schwarz
Bank Services
Article | November 23rd, 2021

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.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director