Issues

BD Article
article | April 17th, 2020

Banking on the Fly at Atlantic Union

How Atlantic Union Bankshares responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with resilience and innovation.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | April 16th, 2020

Data In The Best, And Worst, Of Times

Bankers need transformative data to understand the impact of a crisis and offer products and services that customers need, when they need them.

By: Kim Snyder
Bank Services
article | April 16th, 2020

Cybersecurity Practices for the Board

Banks have beefed up their cybersecurity defenses, according to Bank Director’s 2020 Risk Survey. Board oversight should be strengthened as well.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
view_point | April 15th, 2020

A Bank’s Most Valuable — and Riskiest — Asset

Directors are increasingly aware that their ability to assess their cultural asset lacks a meaningful perspective on the overall risks, performance or value.

By: Paul Berg, Andrew Robertson
article | April 15th, 2020

Why We Ignore Big Risks

The author of “The Gray Rhino” explains how we can better prepare for the next big risk.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
view_point | April 15th, 2020

Don’t Under-estimate the Megabank Threat

Bankers should study the plans of others, like Bank of America, Chase and Citi to learn about their aggressive plans to materially grow consumer market share.

By: Mike Branton
view_point | April 15th, 2020

Banks Risk Losing Small Businesses Forever

Changing market conditions caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 could be the final straw for underserved small businesses.

By: Amber Buker, program director for FinXTech Connect
view_point | April 15th, 2020

Industry Moves Closer to Cannabis Banking

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act passed in September 2019 could prohibit federal banking regulators from penalizing banks for providing financial services to cannabis-related businesses.

By: Dave Niles, Payal Shah
article | April 14th, 2020

The Biggest Priorities for Banks in Normal Times

In January, executives and officers from regional banks dug into issues of talent, technology and corporate governance.

By: John J. Maxfield, editor-in-chief for Bank Director magazine
BD Article
article | April 13th, 2020

Loan Modification Rules Suspended in Race to Minimize Pandemic Losses

How banks should account for and record the modified loans of borrowers impacted by the new coronavirus has become an increasingly urgent issue.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director