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
Article | September 11th, 2013

What is the Worst Aspect of Dodd-Frank?

A panel of attorneys debates what aspect of the Dodd-Frank Act should be changed.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Research | September 9th, 2013

2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey: Rising Optimism on Banking

The results of the 2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey reveal bank leaders’ plans to grow, what worries them most and thoughts on the regulatory and economic climate.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | September 6th, 2013

What to Ask About Your D&O Policy

Bank Director’s panel of legal experts helps you figure out if the insurance policy that protects directors and officers from lawsuits is adequate.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Article | September 4th, 2013

Should Your Bank Do Business With Bitcoin?

Courtney Stolz of Bryan Cave LLP writes about the growing alternative currency and what banks should do about it.

By: Courtney Stolz