Issues : Risk

Article | February 3rd, 2023

5 Recent Takeaways on Fraud

Alloy’s new report on fraud shows where financial institutions struggle, where they are investing and what to look out for in 2023.

By: Sara Seguin
Bank Services
Article | January 12th, 2023

When Directors Should Talk to Investors

Allowing directors to speak to investors comes with risk, and not just due to the potential legal missteps.

By: Ryan Derousseau
Article | January 6th, 2023

Commit to Process and Framework in the New Year

Over the long run, the best-performing community banks anchor their balance sheet management in a set of principles — not in divining the future.

By: Eric C. Brown, Matthew Forgotson
Article | December 8th, 2022

How Smaller Banks Can Prepare for Climate-Related Credit Risks

Credit risk managers at community banks should start understanding what types and levels of climate risk they have in their portfolios now.

By: Peter Cherpack
Article | December 5th, 2022

What Crypto’s Falling Dominoes Could Mean for Banks

More regulation promises to follow the FTX collapse.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | November 30th, 2022

Fundamental Investing Principles for Banks

Creating a sound strategy and framework for the securities portfolio means decisions are independent of interest rate outlooks.

By: Jason Haley
BD Article
Article | November 28th, 2022

Deposit Costs Creep Up Following Rate Increases

Banks may be replacing core deposits outflows with time deposits.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | October 25th, 2022

Taking Control and Mitigating Risk With a Collateral Management System

Credit and market risk management are more important now than ever before for banks.

By: Linda Gu, Ashley Dudzik
Article | October 18th, 2022

Risk, Performance and Banking: What Really Matters

Good risk management means banks have more information sooner to make better decisions, which leads to better performance.

By: Michael Berman
Article | October 7th, 2022

Detect and Prevent Check Fraud in Real Time

Tools like transaction analysis, check stock validation and signature verification enable banks to prevent check fraud.

By: Todd Robertson