Issues : Risk

article | Risk August 17th, 2012

Do Small Banks Need a Risk Committee?

Banks above $10 billion in assets must have a board-level risk committee. When do banks below that size need one?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
interview | Risk July 19th, 2012

The Job of a Chief Risk Officer

Steve Figliuolo, corporate risk officer for Citizens Republic Bancorp, talks about his job, how he works with the board and how to find a good chief risk officer.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Risk April 30th, 2012

Bank Directors and Chief Risk Officers: Odd Couple or Ideal Match?

Bank boards can improve their relationship with this key officer by following a few important steps.

By: James Lam
article | Risk September 1st, 2011

New Media Compliance Issues: Is Social Media Right for Your Institution?

Social media is the new reality and many financial institutions are getting left behind. This article outlines guidelines and tips for how to mix caution and innovation when using this ever-changing medium.

By: Chris Dye of Harland Financial Solutions
article | Risk July 14th, 2011

New Guidance Raises the Bar for Bank Internet Security

Federal regulators say banks will need layered security to keep fraud at bay. Comerica case also highlights bank’s legal responsibility.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Risk July 7th, 2011

Dos and Don’ts of Risk: 10 Ways to Handle Risk on a Bank Board

Speakers at Bank Director’s Bank Audit Committee conference address what to do, and what not to do, to protect your bank.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Risk June 22nd, 2011

Enterprise risk management: what it is and what to do about it

Speakers at Bank Director’s Bank Audit Committee conference in Chicago June 13-15 explained why an enterprise wide risk program is so important.

By: Naomi Snyder