Issues : COVID-19

Article | April 22nd, 2020

Viewing the COVID-19 Crisis From a New Vantage Point

Fintechs have acquired a unique point of view by helping banks implement technology in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

By: Amber Buker
Article | April 21st, 2020

Three Retail Strategies for the Post-Coronavirus Branch

Banks should rethink how they provide services in their branches, given COVID-19’s impact on how consumers approach face-to-face interactions.

By: John W. Smith
BD Article
Article | April 20th, 2020

Pandemic Upends Annual Meetings, Forcing Virtual Plan Bs

The coronavirus has forced a number of corporations to make short-notice plans and contend with bylaws and regulators to move their annual meetings online.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | April 17th, 2020

The CARES Act: What Banks Need to Know

Directors and executives need to come up to speed on Congressional relief tied to the coronavirus outbreak in order to make informed decisions quickly.

By: Matthew Dyckman, Samantha Kirby, William Stern
BD Article
Article | April 17th, 2020

Banking on the Fly at Atlantic Union

How Atlantic Union Bankshares responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with resilience and innovation.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | April 16th, 2020

Data In The Best, And Worst, Of Times

Bankers need transformative data to understand the impact of a crisis and offer products and services that customers need, when they need them.

By: Kim Snyder
Article | April 15th, 2020

Why We Ignore Big Risks

The author of “The Gray Rhino” explains how we can better prepare for the next big risk.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | April 13th, 2020

Loan Modification Rules Suspended in Race to Minimize Pandemic Losses

How banks should account for and record the modified loans of borrowers impacted by the new coronavirus has become an increasingly urgent issue.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | April 10th, 2020

COVID-19 Poses New Cybersecurity Challenges for Banks

While social distancing has helped control the COVID-19 pandemic, it has also heightened the banking industry’s cyber risk.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | April 9th, 2020

Directors’ Defense Against the Pandemic Impact on Credit

Bank directors and executives need to act quickly and deliberately if they are going to be successful during this very difficult time.

By: T. Alexander Spratt