Contributor : Jack Milligan
Keefe Bruyette & Woods CEO Tom Michaud discusses his outlook for banks, including the prospects of a recession in 2022.
The tense geopolitical situation between Russia and the U.S. over Ukraine, combined with a surge in ransomware attacks, demands that banks tighten up their cybersecurity defenses.
H. Rodgin Cohen, the senior chair at Sullivan & Cromwell who has advised on many of the largest bank deals in the last 30 years, discusses how consolidation has changed banking, including its impact on community banks.
Assessing the effectiveness of the bank’s CEO should be a comprehensive process and a core board responsibility.
Diversification and differentiation might seem like different things, but they work well together to help drive profitability.
Environmental, social and governance programs are an opportunity for banks to communicate their corporate values to a broad stakeholder constituency.
Banks did themselves proud during the Covid-19 pandemic, and their profitability looks to improve this year and next.
Reading through a voluminous board packet can seem like cramming for a major exam, but experienced directors learn what shortcuts they can safely take.
Customer focus, scale and talent are the keys to success, according to private equity and former banker John Eggemeyer.
Tom Brown, managing partner of Second Curve Capital — a hedge fund that Brown started 21 years ago to invest in undervalued banks — talks about his management-centric approach to research, the challenges of being a value investor and some of the best (and worst) bank CEOs he's known over the years.