Contributor : Kiah Haslett

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Article | November 29th, 2021

Proposed TDR Accounting Relief Will Miss Most Small Banks (For Now)

A proposed recent accounting change means that small banks will miss out on a change on how loan modifications are treated and will need to revert to the onerous accounting and reporting requirements.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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Article | November 10th, 2021

Regulators Revive Efforts to Pass Dormant Compensation Rules

More than a decade after Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, U.S. financial regulators are reconsidering rules that were never implemented regarding executive pay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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Article | November 9th, 2021

Rethinking the Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion

Greg Cunningham, chief diversity officer at U.S. Bancorp, shares how the bank thinks about diversity and inclusion initiatives ahead of Bank Director’s 2021 Bank Compensation & Talent Conference in Dallas, Texas.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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Article | October 27th, 2021

Banks Face a New Regulatory Environment: From Overdrafts to Fair Lending

Presenters at Bank Director’s Audit & Risk Committees Conference shared what banks need to know about three pressing and controversial regulatory issues.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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Article | October 26th, 2021

Complacency Becomes a Major Risk

Bankers may be underreacting to embedded and emerging credit risks as the economy normalizes, according to presenters at Bank Director’s Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference, held Oct 25 to 27.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | October 16th, 2021

The Applicant Blindspot

New research from Harvard Business School explores the mismatch between job seekers and companies that are hiring, and identifies a surprising culprit: hiring software.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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Article | October 11th, 2021

How Two Community Banks Added Remote Directors, and Why More Should

While many community banks draw director talent from their geographic markets, they may want to consider directors that are remote but bring essential skills, experiences and perspectives.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | October 2nd, 2021

Banks’ Regulatory Advantage

Bankers rarely view regulation as an advantage; in fact, I often hear them refer to compliance as a burden.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | September 13th, 2021

The Issue Plaguing Banks These Days

As pandemic-era relief subsides, the industry must contend with a challenge that gets to the very fundamentals of banking.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | September 4th, 2021

Dealing With Doubt

Senior executives face a world of doubt.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director