Should You Invest in a Venture Fund?
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You Just Got an Unsolicited Offer: Now What?
We asked attorneys what the proper protocol is when you get an unsolicited offer.
Desperately Seeking Loan Growth
A survey shows that margin compression and loan growth are key concerns for bankers.
Love Them or Lose Them: Why Becoming a “Top Provider” Is an All or Nothing Game With Your Top Clients
PwC discusses how organizations must gain a larger share of their institutional clients’ wallets by employing client-centric business models.
Managing Social Media Risk: New Guidance From Regulators
Attorneys from Bryan Cave outline the proposed regulations on how banks should manage social media risk whether they use it or not.