Contributor : Kiah Haslett

BD Article
article | October 19th, 2020

When All The Examiners Left

A recent paper from Federal Reserve economists shines a light on the role that bank supervision plays in regulation and enforcement in the wake of a mass examiner exodus.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | October 9th, 2020

Beware Third-Quarter Credit Risk

The third quarter could see second-round deferrals substantially fall at the same time that nonaccruals and criticized assets begin increasing.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | October 2nd, 2020

FinCEN Files: What Community Banks Should Know

Bank Director spoke with two attorneys to learn what community banks should take away from the FinCEN Files revelations.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | September 18th, 2020

Why Two Community Banks Raised Debt to Repurchase Shares

These banks decided to take advantage of market conditions created by the pandemic to repurchase their discounted shares.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | September 14th, 2020

Community Banks Are Buying Back Stock. Should You?

Bank Director explores the trend in recent share buybacks at community banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | September 11th, 2020

Banks Tap Capital Markets to Raise Pandemic Capital

Community banks are taking advantage of friendly markets and attractive pricing to raise opportunistic capital in the face of the pandemic-induced recession.

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

Banks Have Started Recording Goodwill Impairments, Is More to Come?

Once the coronavirus crisis leeches into credit, a growing number of banks may need to record goodwill impairment charges.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | August 24th, 2020

A Former Astronaut Offers Work-From-Home Advice to Bankers

Former astronaut Michael Massimino sees many parallels between the coronavirus-induced challenges associated with remote work and the training and preparation he received to spend time in space.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | August 10th, 2020

Four Questions for Three CEOs

Bank Director sat down (virtually) with three CEOs featured in our AOBA Summer Series for a glimpse into where they see challenges, opportunities and inspiration.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | August 3rd, 2020

Combatting Employee Malaise During the Pandemic

Companies need to address feelings of demotivation and uncertainty among workers through hope, handles and scenario planning.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director