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  • Article | Risk
  • September 25th, 2017

Preparing Your Bank to Fight Shareholder Activists

Banks face unique challenges in confronting shareholder activists.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 22nd, 2017
  • BD Article

Who Wants to Be a Bank Director?

Bank Director’s Bank Board Training Forum offers insight and guidance for those directors who want to improve their performance.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • September 20th, 2017
  • DigitalEdition

Handling the Risk of M&A

Steven Deaton of State Bank Financial Corp. describes how his bank handles M&A and risk management, and why it has a corporate psychologist.

  • Article | Compensation
  • September 18th, 2017

Compensation Strategies to Attract, Retain and Motivate Millennials

While it’s important to focus on the retirement needs of your older, high-performing employees, it’s also important to have a retirement and incentive strategy for your millennials as well.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • September 15th, 2017

Credit Unions Challenge Bank Buyers for M&A Deals

Although the number of deals is still small, credit unions have emerged as serious buyers for banks, and their advantages are difficult for rival bank buyers to overcome.

  • Article | Risk
  • September 14th, 2017
  • DirectorCorps

When Disaster Strikes, You Better Have a Plan

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are tragic reminders that all businesses need to be prepared when disaster strikes. Here are the basic elements of a good plan.

  • Article | Compensation
  • September 13th, 2017
  • DigitalEdition

Lessons From Wells Fargo: Forfeiture and Clawback Policies

The Wells Fargo & Co. sales incentive fraud scandal has further increased the scrutiny on banking industry compensation practices.

  • Article | Compensation
  • September 13th, 2017
  • DigitalEdition

Benchmarking Your Bank: How Leadership Priorities Change

While some issues are of near universal concern among financial services organizations, some concerns vary by size of institution.

  • Article | Risk
  • September 11th, 2017

What Are the Costs of Cyberattacks?

No matter how you approach it, protecting against cyberattacks is an expensive proposition.

  • Article | Legal
  • September 8th, 2017

Banks Face Continuing Legal Challenge Servicing Marijuana Growers

Nearly 30 states have now legalized marijuana for recreational or medical purposes, but banks still face problems servicing marijuana growers.