Issues

Article | February 3rd, 2012

OCC’s Walsh: “I feel your pain”

The OCC’s John Walsh tells a crowd at Bank Director conference that Dodd-Frank is unlikely to be repealed.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Research | February 1st, 2012

Characteristics of FDIC Lawsuits against Directors & Officers of Failed Financial Institutions

Cornerstone Research provides an analysis on the most recent lawsuits in which the FDIC, as receiver for failed financial institutions, brings professional liability claims against the directors and officers.

By: Cornerstone Research Senior Staff
Article | January 24th, 2012

Whatever happened to the small-cap IPO? Capital Markets and the Impact on Community Banks

Thousands of public community banks are simply ignored by investors in the public markets. Which events have effectively killed the small company IPO.

By: Caryn Feinberg
Article | January 18th, 2012

Why We Need the CFPB

People in the financial industry have been criticizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here’s why it’s not such a bad thing.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 13th, 2012

The Perfect Storm

Timing is everything. Joe Evans, chairman and CEO of State Bank Financial Corp., talks about how his bank views lending and why the bank has been performing so well.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Article | January 13th, 2012

Survivor Guilt: An Assessment of Financial Crisis Lawsuits

What did it cost Bank of America and Wells Fargo to buy failing institutions during the financial crisis?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Video | January 6th, 2012

Regulatory Relations: Dos and Don’ts for the Board

John Geiringer from the Chicago-based law firm of Barack Ferrazzano outlines what the board should and should not do when engaging with the regulators.

By: John Geiringer
Article | January 4th, 2012

For Banks, Maximizing The Small to Medium Business Opportunity Starts With Remote Deposit Capture

Only 5 percent of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have adopted remote deposit capture technology. With new technology and services banks can finally boost their SMB revenues.

By: Samuel Golbach
Article | December 27th, 2011

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Technology

Four reasons why the branch remains the cornerstone of the retail banking relationship.

By: Jim S. Miller
Article | December 20th, 2011

How is Your Bank Perceived by the D&O Underwriter?

Whether you are renewing your directors & officers (D&O) liability insurance or simply preparing for a D&O discussion, the person you should be trying to impress is the underwriter.

By: Dennis Gustafson