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A NEW APPROACH FOR BANK M&A

A New Approach for Bank M&A

Six points community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.

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  • Article | Risk
  • October 9th, 2017

How Poor Communication Practices by Directors Increase Cyber Risk

Boards and directors are increasing their company’s level of cyber risk when they use a personal email account instead of a secure messaging tool.

  • Article | Regulation
  • October 6th, 2017
  • BD Article

Banks May Get Capital Relief

An interagency proposal addresses banks’ complaints that too many commercial real estate loans were considered high risk, and raises limits on mortgage servicing and deferred tax assets that can be counted toward capital.

  • Article | Technology
  • October 4th, 2017

How Investments in Data Quality Boost Risk Management Productivity

Investing in data quality can provide a range of substantial cost savings by improving the productivity of the analytical risk management processes.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 3rd, 2017
  • FinXTech

Innovation Spotlight: Howard Bank

Howard Bank CEO Mary Ann Scully discusses the bank's digitization strategy and viewing integration from the customer's perspective.

  • Article | Retail
  • September 27th, 2017

Understanding the Attributes of Core Deposits

As interest rates continue to rise, it is important to place renewed focus on core deposits and liquidity management.

  • Article | Risk
  • September 25th, 2017

Preparing Your Bank to Fight Shareholder Activists

Banks face unique challenges in confronting shareholder activists.

  • 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 | 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 | Risk
  • September 11th, 2017

What Are the Costs of Cyberattacks?

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