Contributor : Emily McCormick

Bank Services
article | March 14th, 2018

Avoiding Hot Water: Complying with Regulation O

Regulation O can easily trip up directors. Here's what you should know about compliance with the rule.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 9th, 2018

How Wells Fargo Targets Its Innovation Investments

What types of startups should banks invest in?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | February 15th, 2018

Cybersecurity and Fintech: A Regulator’s Point of View

Robin Wiessmann shares why cybersecurity is her top focus and what she expects of banks partnering with fintechs.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
video | February 13th, 2018

The Board’s Role in Building a Strong Brand

Discover the questions boards should be asking in examining the bank’s brand.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 9th, 2018

Investor Pressure Points for the 2018 Proxy Season

Cultural issues can pose a risk to long-term performance, and investors are paying attention.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | January 18th, 2018

Making the Most of Tax Reform

Tax reform promises higher earnings, but boards should understand its strategic impact on the bank’s business.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 5th, 2018

Can Banks Find Growth Through Bitcoin?

Bitcoin hit a record high last year, and some banks are profiting from the cryptocurrency bubble.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | December 14th, 2017

The M&A Limitations of Privately-Held Banks

Private banks face unique challenges in pursuing acquisition targets, according to the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | December 4th, 2017

2018 Bank M&A Survey: Will Bank M&A Pick Up?

Bank leaders expect a more favorable M&A environment but are pragmatic about regulatory relief.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 1st, 2017

When the Gloves Come Off

Why is CapStar Financial suing one of its biggest shareholders?

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