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article | April 22nd, 2020

Preparing to Be There for Your Community

Community banks interested in helping their Main Streets recover need to take steps today to fortify themselves for a potential future of prolonged low rates.

By: Eric C. Brown
BD Article
article | April 20th, 2020

Pandemic Upends Annual Meetings, Forcing Virtual Plan Bs

The coronavirus has forced a number of corporations to make short-notice plans and contend with bylaws and regulators to move their annual meetings online.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 17th, 2020

Banking on the Fly at Atlantic Union

How Atlantic Union Bankshares responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with resilience and innovation.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | April 15th, 2020

Why We Ignore Big Risks

The author of “The Gray Rhino” explains how we can better prepare for the next big risk.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 13th, 2020

Loan Modification Rules Suspended in Race to Minimize Pandemic Losses

How banks should account for and record the modified loans of borrowers impacted by the new coronavirus has become an increasingly urgent issue.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | April 9th, 2020

Directors’ Defense Against the Pandemic Impact on Credit

Bank directors and executives need to act quickly and deliberately if they are going to be successful during this very difficult time.

By: T. Alexander Spratt
article | April 7th, 2020

CECL Delay Opens Window for Risk Improvements

CECL implementation is a chance for banks to improve their risk assessment and mitigation strategies and grow business while balancing risk and return.

By: Will Newcomer
BD Article
article | April 6th, 2020

A Bank Board’s Role During a Pandemic

The role of the board, even in a crisis of this magnitude, is still to provide oversight rather than manage.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 3rd, 2020

Banks Brace for Exploding SBA Loan Demand

Small businesses bear the brunt of the economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Banks can help them weather the storm — if the SBA provides the right support.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | April 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus Underlines Digital Transformation Urgency

Offering digital business banking functions has become a necessity for banks during a pandemic.

By: Dan O'Malley