Issues : Research

Research | May 16th, 2014

More than 90 Percent of Bank Directors and Officers Worry About Non-Bank Competition

Attendees at Bank Director’s second annual Growth Conference revealed concerns about the impact of non-bank competition on the industry, and half wish they had a technology expert on the board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | March 17th, 2014

Bank Boards Making Progress on Risk Governance: Results of the 2014 Risk Practices Survey

The 2014 Risk Practices Survey finds that many banks have made strides in the governance of risk, even though getting the details right remains a challenge.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | February 19th, 2014

FDIC D&O Lawsuits Surge in 2013

Cornerstone Research reviews the trends in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s lawsuits against bank directors and officers.

By: Cornerstone Research Senior Staff
Bank Services
Research | January 29th, 2014

2014 Bank M&A Survey: Community Bank Trends

This report, exclusive to DirectorCorps members, reveals merger and acquisition plans for banks below $5 billion in assets, and finds that bank directors and officers at the smallest banks are most likely to say banking is not enjoyable anymore.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | November 22nd, 2013

What’s Ahead for Bank M&A? Results of the 2014 Bank M&A Survey

More bank executives and directors expect to do a deal in 2014, but regulatory approval is a big concern, according to the latest results of Bank Director’s annual Bank M&A Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | September 18th, 2013

Update on FDIC Lawsuits: Pace Increases While Few Settle

Cornerstone Research finds the pace of FDIC lawsuits increases to at least 32 so far this year. At this rate, 2013 will have more than double the number of lawsuits filed as last year.

By: Cornerstone Research Senior Staff
Research | September 9th, 2013

2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey: Rising Optimism on Banking

The results of the 2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey reveal bank leaders’ plans to grow, what worries them most and thoughts on the regulatory and economic climate.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | June 17th, 2013

Western Bank Survey: Boards Need Risk Management Expertise

Bank Director’s phone survey of Western community bankers reveals their plans to grow, which risks concern them most and what skills are desired when adding a new member to the board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | May 8th, 2013

FDIC Lawsuits Trending Upward

Cornerstone Research analyzes the trends in FDIC lawsuits against directors and officers of financial institutions.

By: Abe Chernin, Catherine J. Galley, Yesim C. Richardson, Joseph T. Schertler
Research | March 22nd, 2013

The State of Risk: 2013 Risk Practices Survey

Regulatory compliance and data top the list of concerns for risk officers and directors, according to the inaugural risk management survey by Bank Director and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

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