THE DIRECTOR’S BOOK By the Office of the Comptroller of the CurrencyBeing a bank director is easier said than done. Banks are complicated, highly leveraged and tightly regulated institutions. The ongoing digital revolution has only made things harder, with the growth of cybersecurity supplanting, in some peoples’ minds, interest rate and credit concerns as the main risk facing banks today. How is a bank director supposed to get their head around all of this? One place to start is the manual created by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the primary regulator of nationally chartered banks: “The Director’s…

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John Maxfield


John Maxfield is a freelance writer for Bank Director magazine. He was previously the senior banking specialist at The Motley Fool. He regularly writes for Bank Director magazine and BankDirector.com. His work has been syndicated widely to national publications including USA Today, Time and Business Insider, and he’s been a regular guest on CNBC. John has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lewis & Clark College and a juris doctorate from Southern Methodist University. He’s a licensed attorney in the State of Oregon.

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