Article | January 6th, 2014

Overcoming M&A Hurdles in Closely Held Banks

Jonathan Wegner describes the benefits and potential hurdles to doing a deal with a closely held bank.

By: Jonathan Wegner
Article | December 30th, 2013

Bankers’ View: Thoughts on Qualified Mortgages and Basel III

Community bankers expect to wrestle with qualified mortgages in 2014 but most think they are ready for Basel III.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | December 23rd, 2013

How to Handle Loan Portfolio Valuation and Avoid Trouble Later

Rick Childs and Chad Kellar write about loan valuation during an acquisition.

By: Rick Childs, Chad Kellar
Article | December 18th, 2013

Helping Protect Your Personal Assets as a Bank Director or Officer

Anthony Ottati and Matthew Sabino explain Side A insurance coverage and how it kicks in when all else fails.

By: Anthony Ottati, Matthew Sabino
Article | December 16th, 2013

What Do Costco, Verizon and AAA Have to Do with Checking Accounts?

There are ways to improve the profitability of the checking account. Looking outside the banking industry can help.

By: Mike Branton
Video | December 12th, 2013

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device to the Boardroom

John Boehm of BoardVantage shares questions directors should ask before embracing this new policy.

By: John Boehm
Article | December 4th, 2013

Social Media: Every Bank Needs a Risk Management Plan

Crowe Horwath LLP talks about the risks and pitfalls of social media engagement.

By: Erika Del Giudice, Steve Gerschoffer
Video | November 27th, 2013

Recipe for Success

PwC Banking & Capital Markets Co-Leader Dave Hoffman explains how financial institutions can best serve the mass affluent market.

By: PwC - Banking and Capital Markets
Article | November 27th, 2013

When a Bank Should Disclose a Cyber Attack

Bryan Cave LLP attorney Lyn Schroeder writes about cyber risk and shareholder disclosure.

By: Lyn Schroeder
Article | November 25th, 2013

Efficiency and Its Impact

Hovde Group analyzes efficiency to determine its real value for an organization.

By: Joe Morton, Clark Locke