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  • Article | Bank M&A
  • October 18th, 2019
  • RankingBanking

Consolidation Hot Spots

For these two states, M&A has quickly transformed the competitive landscape for banks.

  • Training | Online Training Series
  • October 17th, 2019
  • Bank Services

Unit 5: Compensation Committee Issues - Governance

In this addition to the Online Training Series unit on compensation, learn about governance issues facing bank compensation committees.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 16th, 2019
  • FinXTech

How Pacific Mercantile Bank Stumbled Onto Its Most Profitable Business Line

A thought experiment at Pacific Mercantile Bank led its executives to a fast-growing and profitable new line of business.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • October 15th, 2019

Fintech Acquisitions: A Different Adventure

Banks weighing fintech acquisitions should revisit their due diligence processes before proceeding with a deal.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 14th, 2019

Real-Time Decisions for Real-Time Payments

Banks need to prepare now for the potential rollout of real-time payment capabilities across the industry.

  • Article | Growth
  • October 10th, 2019

The 4 Biggest Direct Mail Myths

The perception that direct mail doesn’t resonate with potential bank customers and produce meaningful returns just isn’t true.

  • Article | Lending
  • October 9th, 2019
  • FinXTech

How Two Banks Unlocked Hidden Loan Growth

A pair of community banks partnered with third-party firms to accelerate organic loan growth.

  • Article | Retail
  • October 8th, 2019

The Impact of Micro-Savings Fintechs on Banks

Banks pay when funds leave their institution for micro-savings fintechs, even if they eventually come back.

  • Research | Compensation
  • October 7th, 2019

Creating Space for New Views

Identifying prospective directors to add the right skills to the board is an ongoing process. Here’s how to approach board refreshment.

  • Article | Compensation
  • October 4th, 2019
  • BD Article

Why the Compensation Committee Matters So Much Right Now

The rise in the importance of the compensation committee is one of the most significant developments in bank governance since the financial crisis.