Straight Shooter

CEO Bill Cooper doesn’t pay much attention to the herd—over the years, his contrarian views on de novos, store branches, and which customers are most profitable have taken TCF Financial Corp. from an obscure, faltering thrift to the successful regional franchise it is today.


The Crush of Compliance

In-house counsel for financial institutions have never been more under siege. The deluge of recent compliance and governance measures means GCs are becoming increasingly involved with strategic planning to help the board sidestep any impending trouble.

Article ON – 06/03/2011
The A-List

A cadre of bank analysts discuss institutions that have risen to the top.

Article ON – 06/03/2011
Declaring Independence

New stock exchange listing requirements mean most large institutions now must pay greater attention to the independence of their directors. But does more independence mean better governance?

Article ON – 06/03/2011

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