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
article | November 27th, 2020

A Guide to Getting CEO Transitions Right in 2020 and Beyond

Banks need to nail identifying a successor, crafting the compensation and retaining key executives when they transition leaders.

By: Shaun Bisman, Michael Bonner, Kelly Malafis
article | November 24th, 2020

5 Reasons to Shift the Appraisal Process to an AMC Model

Appraisal management companies can help lenders facing considerable challenges managing their in-house panels, especially amid record volume.

By: Matt Woodhouse
article | November 13th, 2020

Unlocking Meaningful Compensation to Keep Essential Talent

Supplemental executive retirement plans can be a powerful and flexible tool in the hands of visionary banks.

By: Brent Longnecker, Ken Derks
article | November 12th, 2020

A Banker’s Perspective on LIBOR Transition to SOFR

Incorporating SOFR as the new reference rate to replace LIBOR requires banks to address documentation, systems and analytics in the coming months.

By: Charles Rierson
BD Article
article | November 11th, 2020

Compensation, Talent Challenges Abound in Pandemic Environment

Day Three of Bank Director’s 2020 BankBEYOND experience explores how the coronavirus pandemic accelerated many of the toughest hiring and talent challenges that banks face, and what they should do in response.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
video | November 5th, 2020

Enhancing Risk & Compliance

Microsoft’s Sandeep Mangaraj offers his thoughts for banks seeking to meet their risk and compliance obligations efficiently and effectively.

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