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The Need for Secure Communications in the Boardroom

Best practices require boards to stop using personal email for corporate business.

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  • Viewpoint | Technology
  • April 17th, 2019

The Future of Banking: Crypto, Blockchain and Fintech

With the genesis of bitcoin and blockchain, and the explosion in fintech, one thing is certain - times are changing in the financial services industry, and on an unprecedented scale.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • April 16th, 2019

Integration: Keeping The Best

These three misconceptions prevent acquirers from successfully integrating a target.

  • Video | Technology
  • April 11th, 2019

The Transformative Impact Of Data & Voice

Data analytics and voice-enabled interfaces aren’t just for big banks.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 9th, 2019

Boardroom on Fire: A Bank Chairman's Painful Lessons from the Financial Crisis

The experience taught him about losing his bank and letting go.

  • Article | Risk
  • April 8th, 2019

Community Banks and Derivatives: Debunking the Four Biggest Myths

As commercial borrowers seek long-term funding, it’s time for risk-averse community banks to examine commonly-held phobias about using swaps.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 5th, 2019
  • BD Article

The Flawed Argument Against Community Banks

Despite the gloomy sentiment toward community banks that’s often parroted in the press, their current and future fortunes are far from bleak.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • April 4th, 2019

Preserving Franchise Value

What factors drive higher valuations in bank M&A?

  • Article | Risk
  • April 2nd, 2019
  • FinXTech

Applying the 1-10-100 Rule to Loan Management

Data entry errors—caused by outdated technology—are surprisingly expensive.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 1st, 2019

A Better Way to Value Deposit-Driven Deals

Traditional valuation metrics that focus on tangible book value or earnings per share can miss the mark.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • March 29th, 2019

Bank M&A in 2019: Is It a New World?

A pair of large bank deals have sparked hope that bank M&A is back, but a closer look at industrywide trends may temper that enthusiasm.