Contributor : Kiah Haslett

Article | November 10th, 2020

From PPP to LIBOR, Pandemic Presents Banks With Evolving Risks

Audit experts and former regulators share their insights on the changing and evolving risk and compliance environment facing banks during Bank Director’s 2020 BankBEYOND experience.

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

Revisiting Growth, Strategy in the Face of Banking’s Known Unknowns

Banking experts weigh in on crafting a resilient and flexible strategy while planning for growth in 2021 and beyond during day one of Bank Director’s 2020 BankBEYOND experience.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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