Contributor : Jack Milligan

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article | Strategy February 7th, 2020

Will Iran Target U.S. Banks?

Federal banking regulators seem to believe that U.S. financial institutions could be targets of reprisal following the death of its top general in a drone attack last month.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy January 14th, 2020

Bank Performance in 2020? Meh…

The banks that could fare best in 2020 are ones with buffers against volatility, not the ones who ride it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Governance January 3rd, 2020

Why Board Culture Matters

A board is essentially a social entity whose culture is a reflection of its purpose and composition.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy December 20th, 2019

When Volcker Beat Inflation

Inflation is a foreign concept to most Americans today. They have Paul Volcker to thank for that.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy December 13th, 2019

Making Diversity Happen

Aspiring to increase diversity and actually achieving it are two different things.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy November 20th, 2019

Beware the Shadow Banks

Credit quality is still pristine, but some fear that nonbank lenders are taking too much risk.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Governance October 25th, 2019

The Case for Appointing an Independent Chair

Bankers can learn a lesson from Boeing’s recent decision to split the role of chairman and CEO.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Compensation October 4th, 2019

Why the Compensation Committee Matters So Much Right Now

The rise in the importance of the compensation committee is one of the most significant developments in bank governance since the financial crisis.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | August 29th, 2019

Unit 1: Role of the Board

In this updated Online Training Series video, Bank Director’s Jack Milligan describes the duties and attributes of an effective board.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
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article | Growth August 16th, 2019

The Powerful Force Driving Bank Consolidation

There were 11,971 U.S. banks and thrifts in 1995. Today there are 5,362. And the direction of one critical metric suggests that we may still have too many.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director