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Bank Services
Article | April 16th, 2020

Cybersecurity Practices for the Board

Banks have beefed up their cybersecurity defenses, according to Bank Director’s 2020 Risk Survey. Board oversight should be strengthened as well.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Training | March 26th, 2020

What to Do With Your CECL Delay

CECL takes effect for a number of banks in 2023, a delay announced by FASB in October 2019. Here’s how to make the most of this delay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | March 19th, 2020

Whipsawed by Interest Rates

How should banks respond when interest rates drop?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | February 20th, 2020

The Trouble That Johnny Allison Sees

Home Bancshares CEO Johnny Allison criticizes the shoddy underwriting practices found in today’s commercial loan market.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | January 23rd, 2020

Tackling M&A as a Board

An exclusive analysis of the results of the 2020 Bank M&A Survey examines how often banks focus on M&A — and what should take place in those discussions.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | December 12th, 2019

Best Practices for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is one of the board’s most basic and vital responsibilities. Find out how to ensure the process produces the results your board wants to achieve.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | November 14th, 2019

Exclusive: MVB’s Journey to Create More Shareholder Liquidity

MVB Financial Corp. CEO Larry Mazza lays out how the bank brought in more shareholders, liquidity and growth into its stock.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | October 24th, 2019

Solving Your Board’s Biggest Knowledge Gap

Understanding the viewpoint of the bank’s top technology executive could help board members better wrap their heads around the issue.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | August 15th, 2019

FASB Sheds Light On CECL Delay Decision

In a conversation with Bank Director, a member of the accounting board explains the new delay on CECL implementation and shares how they're helping banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | July 18th, 2019

Exclusive: How KeyCorp Keeps Diversity & Inclusion in Focus

Creating a more inclusive organization requires a deliberate focus. Kim Manigault of KeyCorp outlines the bank’s strategy for attracting and promoting top talent.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director