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  • Article | Compensation
  • February 16th, 2017
  • Bank Services

S-Corporation Banks Reap Biggest ESOP Benefits

This article describes the various benefits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans, as well as how to be careful with them.

  • Training | Online Training Series
  • February 14th, 2017
  • Bank Services

Unit 18: Preparing Your Bank for CECL

How will CECL impact the banking industry? This Online Training Series video details how banks should prepare to comply with FASB’s updated standard for loan loss provisioning.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 19th, 2017
  • Bank Services

Rising Stock Prices Could Impact Deal Market

This article takes a look at M&A activity in 2016 with an eye toward how the environment could change in 2017.

  • Training | Online Training Series
  • January 17th, 2017
  • Bank Services

The $10 Billion Barrier

This Board Brief, part of Bank Director's Online Training Series, details how banks must prepare to cross $10 billion in assets.

  • Article | Governance
  • December 15th, 2016
  • Bank Services

Onboard New Directors to Help Speed Up the Learning Curve

Most new bank directors face a steep learning curve, but here are some suggestions that should help.

  • Article | Lending
  • November 17th, 2016
  • Bank Services

Finding Loans in All the Right Places

Just because your bank isn’t located in a high growth market doesn’t mean that you can’t find good loans to power its profitability.

  • Video | Compensation
  • November 15th, 2016
  • Bank Services

A CEO’s Hottest Topics

CEOs weigh in on talent management and incentive compensation in this session from Bank Director’s 2016 Bank Executive & Board Compensation Conference.

  • DirectorCorps | Governance
  • October 20th, 2016
  • Bank Services

A Tale of Two CEO Succession Plans

Whether the winners come from inside the bank or outside, the secret to a successful CEO succession process is careful management by the board.

  • Article | Audit
  • September 8th, 2016
  • Bank Services

Compliance Costs: How Does Your Bank Compare?

Fed survey details the average costs of compliance based on the size of bank.

  • Article | Growth
  • August 18th, 2016
  • Bank Services

A Second Life for an American Bank

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said there are no second acts in American lives, but CalWest Bancorp is clearly an exception.