Issues : Regulation

article | January 1st, 2016

What To Do To Prepare for a CFPB Examination

Baker Tilly writes about steps to prepare for an exam.

By: Brian Lane
article | November 23rd, 2015

Using Reg A+ to Raise Capital and Grow Your Bank

A recent Securities and Exchange Commission amendment to Regulation A allows small private companies and non-reporting public companies to raise up to $50 million in capital from regular investors without registering with the SEC.

By: Maggie Chou
article | September 24th, 2015

Regulatory Scrutiny Focuses on Inadequate Strategic and Capital Planning

Once again, regulators are zeroing in on inadequate strategic and capital planning processes at many community banks.

By: Adam Mustafa, Lisa Getter
article | August 17th, 2015

The Current Status of Dodd-Frank Act Compensation Rules

With Dodd-Frank seeing its fifth anniversary, compensation regulations are starting to be finalized, says McLagan’s Todd Leone and Liz Kiley.

By: Todd A. Leone, Liz Kiley
article | July 22nd, 2015

A Momentous Court Decision May Hurt Bank Lending Powers

Stinson Leonard Street LLP attorneys criticize a recent appellate court decision that could harm banks' ability to sell bad debt.

By: Barkley Clark, Mike Lochmann
video | May 15th, 2015

How Size Matters: Regulatory Considerations for Growth

Gregory Lyons of Debevoise discusses the nuances of different asset thresholds and what banks must consider.

By: Gregory Lyons
Bank Services
directorcorps | May 15th, 2015

The Regulatory Tiers: Should You Grow Past $1 Billion, $5 Billion or Even $10 Billion in Assets?

This article describes what to consider when planning a growth strategy past the different tiers that trigger more regulation.

By: Gregory Lyons, Paul Rodel
BD Article
article | April 27th, 2015

Getting Friendly With Your Regulator

This article explores the role the board and CEO in managing the regulatory relationship.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 13th, 2015

What Banks Are Doing Now to Handle Compliance

Bank executives must manage the increasing amount of regulation. How are they coping?

By: Naomi Snyder
article | March 9th, 2015

Congress Makes Capital Requirements Easier for Small Banks

A congressional change to the Federal Reserve’s Small Bank Holding Company Policy spells more options for community banks.

By: Jonathan Hightower, Reed White