Article | October 18th, 2013

Civil Money Penalties: Figuring Out How Your D&O Policy Responds

Dennis Gustafson with AHT Insurance responds to a frequent question among directors and officers: Does our insurance policy cover civil money penalties or not?

By: Dennis Gustafson
Article | October 18th, 2013

A Team Approach to Growth in the Big Apple

Signature Bank’s Joseph DePaolo reveals the bank’s organic, team-focused philosophy on growth.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | October 16th, 2013

Janet Yellen Will Mean Low Interest Rates, Stability in Fed Policy

A panel of bank attorneys describes what Janet Yellen will do for banking.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Article | October 14th, 2013

Making the Checking Relationship Profitable Again

Mike Branton of StrategyCorps writes about ways to deepen your relationship with your deposit account customers.

By: Mike Branton
Article | October 9th, 2013

Banks Increasingly Move to Public Markets

Maggie Chou of OTC Markets Group writes about the outlook for bank stocks and the reasons small community banks are turning to the public markets.

By: Maggie Chou
Article | October 7th, 2013

Top Three Recommendations for Valuing and Accounting for Acquired Loans

Three best practices an acquirer can use to ensure a smooth transition of acquired loans.

By: Chad Kellar, Rick Childs
Article | October 4th, 2013

How Bank Boards Should Handle Regulatory Change

Craig Miller at the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips writes about staying on top of regulatory compliance.

By: Craig Miller
Article | September 23rd, 2013

Why Small Banks Will Consolidate

Austin Associates’ Rick Maroney predicts 20 percent consolidation in the banking industry in the next five years, much of that in the small bank space.

By: Rick Maroney
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
Article | September 16th, 2013

A Simple Way to Develop a Bank’s Risk Appetite

In this article, Moss Adams partner Gabe Nachand explains how leveraging the work your bank has already done to implement enterprise risk management can help you work backward to define risk appetite—and overcome institutional hesitation.

By: Gabe Nachand