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  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 18th, 2011

Optimists, Welcome.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 18th, 2011

Optimists, Welcome.

Recent financial reform (and revised capital standards) has impacted capital structure, valuation and strategic activity as we prepare for what seems inevitable: a coming wave of M&A. So are things really looking up?

  • Article | Regulation
  • January 13th, 2011

Can Frank Keating Tame Dodd-Frank?

The American Bankers Association is licking its wounds after losing a major legislative battle last year in the form of the Dodd-Frank Act. So what can Frank Keating, the new president & CEO, do about it?

  • Article | Technology
  • January 10th, 2011

Social Media Series: A Look Ahead

The fifth and final post on the value of social media for today's financial services executive. This post takes at look at what's ahead in 2011.

  • Article | Liability
  • January 4th, 2011

What Keeps Directors Up at Night

John Geiringer and Scott Porterfield from Chicago-based law firm, Barack Ferrazzano, review the potential substantive and procedural issues arising out of the claims that the FDIC is making against directors and officers of failed banks.

  • Article | Technology
  • January 3rd, 2011

Social Media Series: Getting Up and Running

In Al Dominick's last few columns he's written about incorporating social media into your institution's way of doing business. Today's post offers advice for how you, individually, might benefit from what's being created and shared online.

  • Article | Technology
  • December 22nd, 2010

Social Media Series: Authentic - true to one's personality, spirit, character...

It's up to leadership within an institution to incorporate the online interaction into a way of doing business, and today's column looks at how one company is doing just that.

  • Article | Technology
  • December 20th, 2010

Social Media Series: Is your bank using?

The benefits of social media and review of some misconceptions about the practice.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • December 14th, 2010

Pros & Cons of Traditional M&A vs. FDIC-Assisted Transactions

Rick Childs, director for Crowe Horwath LLP's financial advisory services group, discusses the pros and cons of traditional M&A vs. FDIC-Assisted transactions as potential growth options in 2011.

  • Article | Technology
  • December 13th, 2010

Social Media Series: A little bird told me...

Social media for financial leaders series looks at how social networking platforms present a powerful new way to connect with consumers of all generations.