Issues

article | December 14th, 2012

Preparing for the Worst: How Banks Handled Hurricane Sandy and Other Storms

Hurricanes. Floods. Tornadoes. Earthquakes. Fire. Disaster can strike when you least expect it. The key to a bank’s survival? Prepare now.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | December 13th, 2012

Tax Conundrum: How to Handle the Purchase of an “S” Corporation

Kevin Powers at Crowe Horwath LLP talks about the tax consequences of a common type of acquisition.

By: Kevin Powers
video | December 11th, 2012

Experience Radar: Retail Banking Customers Pay For Valued Experiences

PwC's Shivali Shah explains how our Experience Radar research is different from other customer experience models.

By: PwC - Banking and Capital Markets
article | December 10th, 2012

Bank Attorney Panel: Expect a Slight Increase in Mergers and Acquisitions Next Year

Bank attorneys make predictions about M&A in 2013.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | December 5th, 2012

Board Oversight of the Compliance Function: Coaching Fundamentals

Bryan Cave’s Barry Hester talks about blocking and tackling compliance review at your bank.

By: Barry Hester
article | November 30th, 2012

Loan Notes: Big Banks Lose Ground

The third quarter saw smaller banks growing loans faster than big banks.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | November 29th, 2012

A Five-Pronged Approach to Dealing with the New Regulatory Landscape

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services compliance consultants offer a look ahead to 2013 and an overview of what bank boards should expect.

By: Christina Nejezchleb Speh
video | November 27th, 2012

A New Risk on the Horizon

In this video, Wolters Kluwer's Christina Speh offers some best practices for creating a customer-centric compliance program and implementing it from the top down.

By: Christina Nejezchleb Speh
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
article | November 26th, 2012

Being Public: Is It Worth It?

In light of the JOBS Act’s liberalization of public reporting laws, attorneys weigh in on the benefits and drawbacks of being a publicly traded bank or thrift.

By: Kelsey WEaver