Contributor : Kiah Haslett

BD Article
article | March 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Sparks CECL Uncertainty

CECL could put pressure on bank allowances in its first full quarter, but proposed relief from Congress creates uncertainty for the standard itself.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | March 26th, 2020

What to Do With Your CECL Delay

CECL takes effect for a number of banks in 2023, a delay announced by FASB in October 2019. Here’s how to make the most of this delay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 16th, 2020

What Regulators Are Doing About Coronavirus

Here are the steps bank regulators are taking to encourage banks to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 4th, 2020

Bracing for Changes in the Bank Control Rules

A clarification of bank control rules could bring new capital into the industry.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 19th, 2020

Talking Too Much About Board Diversity

Two recent studies find that support for board diversity initiatives is declining — both inside the boardroom and among shareholders.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 5th, 2020

Conversing with Chief Cultural Officers

For an industry that promotes culture as essential to performance and customer service, the title of “chief culture officer” remains an unusual one.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 28th, 2020

When the Earnings Get Tough, the Mergers Get ‘Strategic’

This year could be a pivotal one for “strategic merger” announcements, as banks wonder what’s next, according to presenters during the first two days of Bank Director’s 2020 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 27th, 2020

The Measure of a “Good” Deal

Presenters at Bank Director’s 2020 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference weigh in on what makes a good deal.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 17th, 2020

How Technology Broke the Brokered Deposit Rule

The need to change the FDIC’s brokered deposit rule strikes at the heart of banks’ funding models.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 27th, 2019

The Magic Margin Number Needed to Satisfy Investors

Is it possible to determine a minimum net interest margin that banks should aim for?

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director