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Bank Services
interview | July 19th, 2012

The Job of a Chief Risk Officer

Steve Figliuolo, corporate risk officer for Citizens Republic Bancorp, talks about his job, how he works with the board and how to find a good chief risk officer.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | July 18th, 2012

Dodd-Frank and Federal Preemption: The End Result

Many thought Dodd-Frank would change the standard that exempts national banks from state consumer financial laws. That hasn’t happened.

By: Jennifer Xi, Keith A. Noreika
article | July 13th, 2012

Bank M&A Deal Volume, Pricing Remains Steady

SNL Financial gives its latest update on pricing and volume.

By: SNL Financial
white_paper | July 9th, 2012

When Doing “Less Badly” Isn’t Enough: Linking Regulation with Strategy in the Post Dodd-Frank Era

A recent report by Deloitte LLP discusses strategies to make an institution thrive post Dodd-Frank.

By: Deloitte
article | July 6th, 2012

What Regulators Want To See From Boards

Regulators at a recent Bank Director conference talked about how they viewed the audit committee, risk and regulation.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | July 6th, 2012

Resolution Planning: Lessons Learned

What the first round of “living wills” teaches other big banks.

By: Heath P. Tarbert
article | July 4th, 2012

International M&A: Will China Buy More U.S. Banks?

Attorneys weigh in on the role they think international acquirers will play over the next two to three years.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | June 27th, 2012

Bank stocks: “It’s really been a lost decade.”

Steven Hovde of The Hovde Group, an investment bank for the financial services sector, predicts that housing and Europe will hold down economic growth and hurt banks.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | June 26th, 2012

Volcker Rule: Hero or Villain?

We asked legal experts whether they thought the Volcker rule would serve its purpose of lowering the risk profiles for large banks. Their answer? A resounding no.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | June 20th, 2012

Debate: How Will the CFPB Impact Banks?

Attorneys predict how the CFPB will affect the sector and discuss the impact they’ve seen so far.

By: Kelsey WEaver