Issues

article | Bank M&A March 27th, 2020

How to Respond to LendingClub’s Bank Buy

Community institutions must evolve in order to stay relevant in the face of an emerging breed of supercharged, technology-fueled banks.

By: Drew Sievers
BD Article
article | Risk March 25th, 2020

Why This Crisis Is Different

The unusual origin of this crisis will dictate how it unfolds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Risk March 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Strategies, Considerations for Banks

Bank executives have a range of considerations, from branch operations to business continuity to capital management, given the realities of the new coronavirus.

By: James Kane, Daniel McKay, James Morrissey, Jennifer King, Juan Arciniegas, Mark Svalina
article | Regulation March 23rd, 2020

Turning Compliance From an Exercise Into a Partnership

A bank’s compliance technology investments impact far more than just compliance.

By: Kevin Polinsky
article | Bank M&A March 20th, 2020

The Uncertain Impact of COVID-19 on the Bank M&A Playbook

Banks should continue M&A planning, albeit with different considerations given the widespread uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus and its impact on banks.

By: Chet Fenimore, Jonathan Hightower, Nick Gallion
BD Article
article | Strategy March 20th, 2020

Crafting a Last-Minute Telecommuting Policy

The coronavirus pandemic has banks considering work-from-home policies. Here’s how to ensure employees remain engaged.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Strategy March 19th, 2020

Whipsawed by Interest Rates

How should banks respond when interest rates drop?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | Technology March 18th, 2020

AI: The Slingshot for Small Banks

Cloud computing, powerful analytics software and on-tap data science allow community banks to arm up to compete more effectively against bigger banks.

By: Frank Rohde
BD Article
article | Regulation March 16th, 2020

What Regulators Are Doing About Coronavirus

Here are the steps bank regulators are taking to encourage banks to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | Growth March 13th, 2020

Making Strategic Decisions With The Help of Data Analytics

Banks can use data analytics to answer a variety of strategic questions, from “What happened and why?” to “How can I make it happen?”

By: Paul Clark