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MANAGE RISK MORE EFFECTIVELY

Manage Risk More Effectively

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  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • March 3rd, 2011

Profit outlook for 2013: Still hobbled

What's the outlook for community banks for the next few years? Atlanta attorneys Jim McAlpin and Walt Moeling of Bryan Cave share the results from their survey of investment bankers, equity analysts and consultants on the future of banking.

  • Article | Retail
  • February 28th, 2011

Why Smaller Banks Should Worry About Interchange Fees

Community banks might think they're shielded by the Dodd-Frank amendment that drastically reduces the interchange fee for banks over $10 billion in assets, but will that protection hold up in the real world outside of Washington, D.C.

  • Article | Liability
  • February 25th, 2011

We've been through this before: Corporate governance ratings don't work

Joan Susie, chief executive officer of Bank Director, outlines the impact of corporate governance ratings through the years, and why a toolbox of information for a board is far better that a one-time, one-size-fits-all accreditation process.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • February 22nd, 2011

The fall continues for WaMu

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • February 21st, 2011

Where My Deals At?

Ben Plotkin, EVP of Steifel, Nicolaus Weisel, shares his insight on what the future holds for FDIC-assisted transactions, and what that means for M&A activity in 2011.

  • Article | Regulation
  • February 18th, 2011

Top lobbyist to bankers: When the economy improves, the beatings will stop

Speaking to a crowd of hundreds of bankers at Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago, Bartlett said politicians have been criticizing the financial industry because the economy is hurting.

  • Article | Regulation
  • February 16th, 2011

Small business loan fund seems like a 'no-brainer' for bankers

  • Article | Liability
  • February 14th, 2011

D&O insurance: hope for the best, prepare for the worst

Dennis Gustafson, SVP & Financial Institutions Practice Leader of AH&T Insurance, explores how changes at an institution can impact its risk profile as perceived by the underwriters.

  • Article | Strategy
  • February 10th, 2011

Timing is everything, if you're prepared.

Carl Chaney, President and CEO, of Hancock Holding Company shares how his team saw opportunity to grow in the face of hurricane Katrina.

  • Article | Strategy
  • February 7th, 2011

Growing through Relationships

Two bank CEOs share the success of growing their institutions despite the challenging economy and it's impact on the financial services industry.