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Research | March 22nd, 2013

The State of Risk: 2013 Risk Practices Survey

Regulatory compliance and data top the list of concerns for risk officers and directors, according to the inaugural risk management survey by Bank Director and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Video | March 18th, 2013

Buyers & Bleeders: Why Banks Need to Consolidate Now

Adam Mustafa, managing director of Invictus Consulting Group, shares why half of the banks across the country will need to participate in M&A in order to survive over the long-haul.

By: Invictus Consulting Group
Article | March 15th, 2013

The Hidden Capital of Social Networks

The chairman of First Oklahoma Bank writes about how his bank builds on the social capital of its investors.

By: Tom Bennett, Jr.
Video | March 13th, 2013

A Focused Approach on M&A

In this short video, board Chairman William Fenstermaker shares his insight on how his management team and board developed a long-term strategic plan focused on mergers & acquisitions.

By: William Fenstermaker
Article | March 12th, 2013

The Bank’s Liability for Cyber Theft on Commercial Accounts

Attorneys at Graves Bartle Marcus & Garrett reveal five critical steps to protect your bank, your customers and your bottom line.

By: Nathan Garrett, Elizabeth Murray
Article | March 4th, 2013

Drivers of Bank Valuation, Part I: Defining Value

C.K. Lee looks at what drives value in the marketplace with an eye toward improving your bank’s value.

By: C.K. Lee
Article | March 1st, 2013

Small Banks Chafe Under New Mortgage Rules

New CFPB rules make an attempt to carve out small and rural lenders, but some say it’s not enough.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | February 27th, 2013

Avoiding Valuation Problems During an Acquisition

Crowe Horwath LLP’s Dan McConaughy and Chad Keller write about the challenges of valuation during an acquisition and how to overcome them.

By: Chad Kellar, Dan McConaughy
Video | February 26th, 2013

Facing Headwinds: What Concerns Today’s Banking Leaders

Based on the results of a survey conducted by Grant Thornton LLP and Bank Director, Nichole Jordan of Grant Thornton reviews three areas of concern keeping today’s financial leaders up at night.

By: Nichole Jordan
Article | February 25th, 2013

You Just Got an Unsolicited Offer: Now What?

We asked attorneys what the proper protocol is when you get an unsolicited offer.

By: Kelsey Weaver