Contributor : Jack Milligan

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Article | August 14th, 2020

Are We Headed for a Depression, or Are We Just Depressed?

Is a recession that’s even worse than the Great Recession called a depression?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | August 12th, 2020

A Five-Part Strategy for Building Strong Boards

Strong boards don’t just happen. They are intentional. They are almost always the result of a plan.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | July 24th, 2020

Pandemic Offers Strong Banks a Shot at Transformative Deals

Recessions often stimulate an M&A market where the fates of winners and losers are intertwined.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | July 17th, 2020

Recalibrating Bank Stress Tests to a New Reality

Banks trying to get a sense of the potential impact from the Covid-19 pandemic through stress testing are challenged by a lack of relevant historical data.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | July 14th, 2020

Falling Back on Fundamental Truths

Whatever short-term optimism might have accompanied the flattening of the nation’s Covid-19 curve back in May, after hard-hit states like New York and New Jersey successfully reduced their infection rates, has given way to the sober realization that the pandemic will be with us much longer as cases surge throughout western and southern states, including Florida, Texas and Arizona.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | July 14th, 2020

Cast a Wider Net for Your Next Director

Avoid the “who do we know” scramble when filling your board’s next vacancy.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | June 16th, 2020

Strong Boards Build Strong Banks

Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Insider , a monthly newsletter exclusive to Bank Services members.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | June 12th, 2020

Adapting Bank Supervision to the Covid-19 Reality

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is trying to assess rising credit risk at banks as it adjusts to a socially distant and slowly reopening economy.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | June 11th, 2020

Repatriating Office Employees While the Pandemic Continues

It is the greatest human resources challenge of the modern corporate era.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | June 5th, 2020

CEOs Weigh Challenge of Recalling Workers During Pandemic

Can banks bring their employees back to the workplace and keep them safe from the coronavirus — and are they ready to come back?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director