Issues : Research

Research | February 22nd, 2013

Desperately Seeking Loan Growth

A survey shows that margin compression and loan growth are key concerns for bankers.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | December 18th, 2012

FDIC Lawsuits Increase in Fourth Quarter, Many Target Smaller Banks and Thrifts

Cornerstone Research staff discusses 2012 trends in FDIC lawsuits against officers and directors of financial institutions.

By: Abe Chernin, Catherine J. Galley, Yesim C. Richardson, Joseph T. Schertler
Research | December 17th, 2012

Phone Survey: Fiscal Cliff Will Impact Banks and Their Customers

One-third of bankers say they will be less likely to lend if nation veers off fiscal cliff.

By: Joan Susie, chairman of Bank Director and FinXTech
Research | November 27th, 2012

The Price Is Not Right

Results of the Bank Director and Crowe Horwath LLP Bank M&A Survey reveal continued disagreements over price and asset quality.

By: Robert Phelps
Research | September 24th, 2012

Breaking Barriers: A Global Information Security Study

Deloitte’s recent survey reveals why it’s impossible for financial institutions to rest on their laurels.

By: Deloitte
Research | September 17th, 2012

Fewer Directors and Officers Get Sued; Pace of Bank Failures has Slowed

Cornerstone Research senior staff highlights the latest trends in bank failures and lawsuits against bank officers and directors.

By: Abe Chernin, Catherine J. Galley, Yesim C. Richardson, Joseph T. Schertler
Research | August 10th, 2012

What a Difference a Year Makes: Bank Executives’ Optimism Fades on the Economy

The results from this year's Bank Executive Survey conducted by Bank Director and Grant Thornton LLP outlining how today's financial leaders feel about what lies ahead for their industry.

By: Robert Phelps
Research | May 4th, 2012

Trends in FDIC Lawsuits Against Directors and Officers

Cornerstone Research senior staff analyzes who is getting sued, where and when.

By: Cornerstone Research Senior Staff
Research | February 1st, 2012

Characteristics of FDIC Lawsuits against Directors & Officers of Failed Financial Institutions

Cornerstone Research provides an analysis on the most recent lawsuits in which the FDIC, as receiver for failed financial institutions, brings professional liability claims against the directors and officers.

By: Cornerstone Research Senior Staff
Research | December 1st, 2011

Waiting for M&A, and waiting…

The results of an email survey conducted by Bank Director and Crowe Horwath LLP shows the market for bank deals isn’t likely to change any time soon.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director