Contributor: John Maxfield

  • Article | Regulation
  • July 6th, 2018
  • BD Article

A Timely Reminder About the Importance of Capital Allocation

The recent release of this year’s stress test results reinforces the importance of effective capital allocation.

  • Article | Governance
  • June 28th, 2018
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Assessing a Bank’s Culture Is Hard. Here’s One Way To Do It.

The sales scandal at Wells Fargo & Co. shows why directors should monitor comments on job review websites.

  • Article | Risk
  • June 14th, 2018
  • BD Article

Three Themes Are at the Top of Bankers’ Minds Right Now

Attendees at Bank Director’s latest Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference were focused on the state of the bank industry, the cybersecurity threat landscape and the need to enact effective governance strategies.

  • Article | Risk
  • June 13th, 2018
  • BD Article

Here’s What Bankers Are Asking About Risk Committees

There are two overarching questions that bankers are grappling with when it comes to whether or not to establish a risk committee.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 4th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: How to Address the Social Issues of M&A

In the final installment of our five-part series, Sally Steele from Community Bank System talks about the social aspects of M&A.

  • Article | Technology
  • April 27th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: Two Banking Megatrends to Watch For

In part four of our five-part series, Gary Bronstein from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton offers his observations on the tepid M&A market and the collision of technology and deposit trends.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 20th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: One True Thing About Banking and Finance

In part three of our five-part series, Eugene Ludwig from Promontory Financial Group shares his views on technology, cycles, and M&A.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • April 13th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: A Bank Investor Talks M&A

In part two of our five-part series, Kirk Wycoff from Patriot Financial Partners shares his contrarian take on M&A in the bank industry.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • April 6th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: Negotiating the M&A Landscape

In part one of our five-part perspectives series, Union Bankshares CEO John Asbury expects to see continued consolidation among small and midsized banks.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 31st, 2018

No Time for Complacency

Acquire or Be Acquired 2018 offered a promising near-term outlook for the banking industry thanks to a historic tax cut, but bankers should use their windfall to invest in the future.

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