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REGULATORY ISSUES TO WATCH IN 2018

Regulatory Issues to Watch In 2018

It’s not just the top regulators and legislation you should be watching.

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  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • June 1st, 2011

Why bank stocks underperform

Fred Cannon and Melissa Roberts of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods spend a lot of time dissecting the markets to understand financial stocks. Here, they give their views on how capital raises have affected the long-term performance of bank stocks, and whic…

  • Article | Technology
  • May 31st, 2011

Will clearXchange Be a P2P Game Changer?

With the new person-to-person service called clearXchange created by Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, all signs indicate that financial institutions are serious about taking on the industry leader, PayPal. But will it work?

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • May 25th, 2011

Buying into trouble? Experts give their advice on FDIC acquisitions

Buying a failed bank can be a brutal experience. There may be opportunity to grow your bank, but there also is risk and hard work to do in a short amount of time.

  • Article | Technology
  • May 23rd, 2011

Your Mobile Catalyst

A look at how a few community banks have learned from their bigger counterparts and why board members need to become better educated on the mobile technologies available to their institutions.

  • Article | Growth
  • May 20th, 2011

Because What You Know Matters

An overview of the new BankDirector.com an online platform that regularly features the latest news, commentary and expert advice on all things bank board-related.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • May 18th, 2011

With few growth opportunities, Ameris Bancorp went on a shopping spree

Two bankers share their experiences with FDIC-Assisted deals as a way to grow their financial institutions.

  • Article | Technology
  • May 16th, 2011

In search of the next great customer experience

The growing love affair with mobile devices is transforming the way people manage their finances. So how can banks use mobile banking to improve their customers' experience?

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • May 13th, 2011

It's not over 'til it's over

Michael Sher, managing director of RSM McGladrey, discusses where FDIC-assisted deals go from here, and what mistakes bankers make when buying failed banks.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • May 4th, 2011

Opportunity knocks, but there are drawbacks

Hundreds of banks, most of them small, community organizations, likely will fail in the years to come but there's still the opportunity for bankers to buy troubled institutions and grow balance sheets during tough economic times.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 29th, 2011

Four Degrees of Separation

What traits separate the best CEOs from the rest, and an overview of the central tenants of the Wells Way.