Issues : Risk
The booming cannabis industry offers banks a source for low-cost deposits and non-interest income as they seek growth and revenue in a low interest, potentially slow growth environment.
Banks should be mindful of the implications that Covid-19 loan modifications may have on swapped loans.
Bank executives and directors should familiarize themselves with their institutions’ data security and technology infrastructure as more work is done remotely.
Banks have beefed up their cybersecurity defenses, according to Bank Director’s 2020 Risk Survey. Board oversight should be strengthened as well.
The 2020 Risk Survey captures bank leaders’ concerns around several risks facing the industry, including credit risk and cybersecurity.
The unusual origin of this crisis will dictate how it unfolds.
Bank executives have a range of considerations, from branch operations to business continuity to capital management, given the realities of the new coronavirus.
Banks can shift from being stuck in the middle of client fraud to the last line of defense for their customers.
Early awareness and proper planning can mitigate this significant challenge facing community banks.
Banks can reclaim the asset liability management process to ensure it doesn’t become an ineffective exercise.