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Mission Creep

On March 6, the Securities Exchange Commission issued its final rule to enhance disclosures around climate-related risk.

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03/16/2024

Who’s Afraid of the Discount Window?

Before Signature Bank’s closure on March 12, 2023, it tried — and failed — to raise funds from the Federal Reserve’s discount window, a facility that provides loans to supplement bank liquidity.

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03/11/2024

Mortgage Squeeze

Normally, community groups such as the NAACP and the National Urban League don’t fight banking regulations. But they are now.

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03/02/2024

Will Capital One’s Deal Get Approved?

Earlier this week, Capital One Financial Corp. announced its planned acquisition of Discover Financial Services.

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02/24/2024

A Dominant CEO

On May 30, 2023, Heartland Tri-State Bank CEO Shan Hanes allegedly initiated a series of wire transfers, pulling $47 million out of the Elkhart, Kansas-based bank over a matter of weeks.

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02/17/2024

An Unwelcome Surprise

New York Community Bancorp surprised investors last week, but not in a good way.

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02/10/2024

Staying on Top of Generative AI

Attendees at Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired conference last week heard a lot about generative artificial intelligence — how it works, how to use it, the technology’s rapid uptake and potential benefits.

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02/03/2024

The Supreme Court Goes Fishing

A group of herring fishermen could soon upend the regulatory landscape for banks.

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01/27/2024

The CFPB Strikes Again

A yearslong effort by the nation’s banks to avoid tougher limits on overdraft fees appears to have failed.

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01/20/2024

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Events

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

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The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

June 10, 2024 Chicago, IL

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

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Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit & Risk Conference surfaces key issues and challenges bank officers and directors must understand to thrive in today’s changing financial services industry. Whether it be data security, emerging technology, fraud, crisis management and/or the effectiveness of internal controls, this conference brings to light issues all bank leaders should know about.

June 10-12, 2024 Chicago, IL

Examining Generational Differences in Banking: …

Examining Generational Differences in Banking: Capturing Gen Z and Millennials

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The banking habits and preferences of Americans continue to evolve. In this webinar, we explore generational differences, with a focus on how community and regional institutions can gain a greater slice of Gen Z and millennial populations that currently bank with large, national brands. You’ll gain insights based on original 2024 research from Apiture and The Harris Poll. This webinar is brought to you by: Apiture.

June 18, 2024

The Current State of Bank Debt and Preferred Ma…

The Current State of Bank Debt and Preferred Markets

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The last year has been tumultuous for investors and issuers of community and regional bank debt and preferred markets, as the sector has been buffeted by storylines from deposit flight to credit deterioration of certain asset classes. It’s time for buyers and sellers of bank debt to start talking. Our expert panel will examine the impact these headlines have had on investor sentiment, and how that has evolved over the past year. We’ll also explore the current state of play in the bank debt and preferred markets. This webinar is brought to you by: KBRA.

June 25-25, 2024

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

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The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Advanced Director Certificatio…

Advanced Director Certification Workshop

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The Advanced Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program for bank directors with five or more years of board and/or professional banking experience. During the workshop, participants receive a thorough grounding in corporate governance, the role of the board and the committee issues most pressing to banks today.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Bank Board Training Forum

Bank Board Training Forum

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The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.

September 16-17, 2024 Nashville, TN

Acquire or Be Acquired

Acquire or Be Acquired

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Bank Directors’ Acquire or Be Acquired Conference is the premier growth and strategy conference for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, providing senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to meet and network with peers who are interested in exploring growth opportunities, strategic initiatives, and business partnerships.

January 26-28, 2025 Phoenix, AZ

Corporate Governance Workshop

Chicago, IL

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

June 10, 2024
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Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Chicago, IL

Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit & Risk Conference surfaces key issues and challenges bank officers and directors must understand to thrive in today’s changing financial services industry. Whether it be data security, emerging technology, fraud, crisis management and/or the effectiveness of internal controls, this conference brings to light issues all bank leaders should know about.

June 10-12, 2024
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Examining Generational Differences in Banking: Capturing Gen Z and Millennials

The banking habits and preferences of Americans continue to evolve. In this webinar, we explore generational differences, with a focus on how community and regional institutions can gain a greater slice of Gen Z and millennial populations that currently bank with large, national brands. You’ll gain insights based on original 2024 research from Apiture and The Harris Poll. This webinar is brought to you by: Apiture.

June 18, 2024
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The Current State of Bank Debt and Preferred Markets

The last year has been tumultuous for investors and issuers of community and regional bank debt and preferred markets, as the sector has been buffeted by storylines from deposit flight to credit deterioration of certain asset classes. It’s time for buyers and sellers of bank debt to start talking. Our expert panel will examine the impact these headlines have had on investor sentiment, and how that has evolved over the past year. We’ll also explore the current state of play in the bank debt and preferred markets. This webinar is brought to you by: KBRA.

June 25-25, 2024
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Corporate Governance Workshop

Nashville, TN

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

September 15, 2024
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Advanced Director Certification Workshop

Nashville, TN

The Advanced Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program for bank directors with five or more years of board and/or professional banking experience. During the workshop, participants receive a thorough grounding in corporate governance, the role of the board and the committee issues most pressing to banks today.

September 15, 2024
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Bank Board Training Forum

Nashville, TN

The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.

September 16-17, 2024
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Acquire or Be Acquired

Phoenix, AZ

Bank Directors’ Acquire or Be Acquired Conference is the premier growth and strategy conference for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, providing senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to meet and network with peers who are interested in exploring growth opportunities, strategic initiatives, and business partnerships.

January 26-28, 2025
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Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

Learn More

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

June 10, 2024 Chicago, IL

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

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Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit & Risk Conference surfaces key issues and challenges bank officers and directors must understand to thrive in today’s changing financial services industry. Whether it be data security, emerging technology, fraud, crisis management and/or the effectiveness of internal controls, this conference brings to light issues all bank leaders should know about.

June 10-12, 2024 Chicago, IL

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

Learn More

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Advanced Director Certificatio…

Advanced Director Certification Workshop

Learn More

The Advanced Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program for bank directors with five or more years of board and/or professional banking experience. During the workshop, participants receive a thorough grounding in corporate governance, the role of the board and the committee issues most pressing to banks today.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Bank Board Training Forum

Bank Board Training Forum

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The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.

September 16-17, 2024 Nashville, TN

Acquire or Be Acquired

Acquire or Be Acquired

Learn More

Bank Directors’ Acquire or Be Acquired Conference is the premier growth and strategy conference for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, providing senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to meet and network with peers who are interested in exploring growth opportunities, strategic initiatives, and business partnerships.

January 26-28, 2025 Phoenix, AZ

Corporate Governance Workshop

Chicago, IL

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

June 10, 2024
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Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Chicago, IL

Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit & Risk Conference surfaces key issues and challenges bank officers and directors must understand to thrive in today’s changing financial services industry. Whether it be data security, emerging technology, fraud, crisis management and/or the effectiveness of internal controls, this conference brings to light issues all bank leaders should know about.

June 10-12, 2024
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Corporate Governance Workshop

Nashville, TN

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.

September 15, 2024
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Advanced Director Certification Workshop

Nashville, TN

The Advanced Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program for bank directors with five or more years of board and/or professional banking experience. During the workshop, participants receive a thorough grounding in corporate governance, the role of the board and the committee issues most pressing to banks today.

September 15, 2024
Learn More

Bank Board Training Forum

Nashville, TN

The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.

September 16-17, 2024
Learn More

Acquire or Be Acquired

Phoenix, AZ

Bank Directors’ Acquire or Be Acquired Conference is the premier growth and strategy conference for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, providing senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to meet and network with peers who are interested in exploring growth opportunities, strategic initiatives, and business partnerships.

January 26-28, 2025
Learn More