Contributor : Kiah Haslett

Bank Services
article | Governance September 12th, 2019

Best Practices for Onboarding New Directors

Joining a bank board doesn’t have to be a confusing experience for new members. Here are some practical takeaways for creating thoughtful, educational onboarding programs.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Regulation August 15th, 2019

FASB Sheds Light On CECL Delay Decision

In a conversation with Bank Director, a member of the accounting board explains the new delay on CECL implementation and shares how they're helping banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Regulation July 18th, 2019

CECL Delayed for Small Banks

FASB has proposed changing the effective date for the new credit loss standard to 2023 for small banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Compensation July 12th, 2019

What CEOs Want (and Directors Aren’t Giving)

There is one major difference between how CEOs and boards of directors think about executive compensation.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Regulation June 28th, 2019

“The Biggest Threat to the Deposit Insurance Fund I’ve Ever Seen”

An outdated rule is putting community banks in a bind and could exacerbate the next crisis.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Audit June 14th, 2019

The Most Effective Bank Directors Share These Two Qualities

There is no magic formula for being an effective bank director, but there are two traits that the best tend to exhibit.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy May 10th, 2019

Avoid the Risk of Complacency

Times are good, but banks can’t allow complacency to keep them from making hard decisions to position their institutions for further growth.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Audit April 26th, 2019

Here’s How to Address CECL’s Biggest Question

A debate is raging across the banking industry as to whether the new loan loss accounting standard will lessen or worsen a recession, and what banks can do about it.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director