Contributor : Kiah Haslett

Article | January 8th, 2022

McWilliams’ Mark

Jelena McWilliams’ tenure as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. will end in February.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | January 1st, 2022

The New Year’s Biggest Question in CRE

A little more than five quarters ago, I wrote about the looming commercial real estate credit nightmare for the fourth quarter 2020 issue of Bank Director magazine.

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

Seeing Things Differently

Innovation may be the key to the future of banking, but what is the key to innovation?

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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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
Article | November 20th, 2021

What Really Causes Inflation?

The popular belief is that when it comes to inflation, perception is reality

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