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A New Approach for Bank M&A

Six points community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.


  • Article | Risk
  • November 16th, 2017
  • Bank Services

Shelter From the Cyber Storm

Sheltered Harbor CEO Steven Silberstein explains how banks are better protecting customer data.

  • Article | Regulation
  • November 15th, 2017
  • DigitalEdition

Regtech Transforms the Financial Crimes Ecosystem

A revolution in regulatory technology that addresses compliance challenges in the financial services sector has created the opportunity for a “new normal” in anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance.

  • Article | Risk
  • November 13th, 2017

FASB Update Removes Roadblock to Hedging With Derivatives

Community banks stand to benefit from FASB’s new hedging guidance.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • November 10th, 2017

Sellers: Be Vigilant About Stock in a Deal

Despite the continued strong performance of bank stocks, potential sellers should exercise caution.

  • Article | Liability
  • November 8th, 2017

Building an Effective Bank Liability Insurance Program

Consider these tips for creating a liability insurance program that protects the bank.

  • Article | Strategy
  • November 7th, 2017
  • FinXTech

Improving Sales Incentives With Realistic Goals

Banks and other companies should no longer encourage reckless behavior, but use advanced technology to improve the calculation of realistic sales goals.

  • Article | Growth
  • November 3rd, 2017
  • BD Article

Pursuing the Pole Position in Digital Banking

Through its IncredibleBank division, River Valley Bank is pursuing strategic success fueled by a digital platform and a focus on the racing community.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 25th, 2017
  • BD Article

Optimism Reigns as the Banking Industry Faces Technology Challenges and New Regulation

Tech talent, the new CEO-employee pay ratio and culture were topics of conversation at Bank Director’s 13th annual Bank Compensation & Talent Conference.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 23rd, 2017
  • BD Article

Bank Director’s Bank Compensation & Talent Conference to Highlight Culture

Culture is an important but under-examined force in banking that can directly impact its financial performance.

  • Article | Regulation
  • October 20th, 2017

Navigating the Difficult Terrain of Money Transmission Laws

Companies engaged in virtual currency transmission face a disparate set of state requirements as that market expands.