Issues

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-in-chief 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-in-chief 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
Article | June 15th, 2012

Analyst Report: Community Banks Saw Improving Metrics In The First Quarter

Community banks are doing better. But bigger still seems to mean better.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
Article | June 15th, 2012

What will JPMorgan’s trading goof mean for regulation?

JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Jamie Dimon had to testify before Congress to explain his company's trading loss. There may be more at stake than just JPMorgan.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | June 12th, 2012

Getting Bank Customers to Happily Pay Fees

StrategyCorps’ Mike Branton writes about what bank services customers are willing to pay for, and how much they’re willing to pay.

By: Mike Branton