Videos

  • Video | Analyst Forum
  • February 28th, 2012

What A Bank Analyst Looks For

Ken Usdin of Jefferies & Co., Inc, shares what he looks for when investing in a bank and what he sees is the future for the financial industry.

  • Video | Strategy
  • February 27th, 2012

A Look Inside A High Performing Bank

Having finished first in Bank Director's 2010 Performance Scorecard and second in the 2011 report, Abilene, Texas-based First Financial Bankshares knows a thing or two about growing successfully.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • February 24th, 2012

Trends In Branch Transactions: What Directors Should Know

Aaron DiRusso of Raymond James shares the pros and cons of buying and/or selling branches in today's economic environment.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 24th, 2012

The Challenges Facing Bank M&A

Rick Childs, director in Crowe’s Audit and Financial Advisory practice, shares his perspective on the challenges facing the M&A market and what can be expected for the future.

  • Video | Strategy
  • January 13th, 2012

The Perfect Storm

Timing is everything. Joe Evans, chairman and CEO of State Bank Financial Corp., talks about how his bank views lending and why the bank has been performing so well.

  • Video | Analyst Forum
  • January 9th, 2012

State of the Banking Industry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

In this video, John Duffy, Vice Chairman of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, shares his perspectives on the good, the bad and the ugly state of the financial services industry.

  • Video | Regulation
  • January 6th, 2012

Regulatory Relations: Dos and Don’ts for the Board

John Geiringer from the Chicago-based law firm of Barack Ferrazzano outlines what the board should and should not do when engaging with the regulators.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • December 22nd, 2011

State of the Banking Industry

Ben Plotkin, executive vice president of Stifel, Nicolaus Weisel, discusses what the current economic environment means for the financial services industry over the next 12 months. Time: 44 mins.

  • Video | Risk
  • November 28th, 2011

Incentive Compensation Plans: Balancing Risk vs. Reward

In this short video, Kevin Blakely, Senior EVP & Chief Risk Officer, shares his role in balancing compensation plans throughout his financial institution.

  • Video | Regulation
  • November 7th, 2011

Bank Secrecy Act: Do Regulators Care?

In this video, John ReVeal, attorney for Bryan Cave LLP, shares his insights into how Bank Secrecy Act violations are perceived by the regulators.