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2018 Risk Survey

2018 Risk Survey

Bank Director's Risk Survey examines the regtech impact, rising rates and cybersecurity concerns.

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Throughout the year, Bank Director asks officers and directors of financial institutions to share their thoughts on board-specific issues like mergers & acquisitions, compensation, managing risk, growth and strategic planning.  Our reputation for qualified, independent research studies and data analysis provides a bank's board members with unparalleled insight and information.  We invite you to explore the work we have done in conjunction with various business partners.

  • Research | Risk
  • March 19th, 2018

2018 Risk Survey: Technology's Impact on Compliance

Bank Director's Risk Survey examines cybersecurity, the rising rate environment and the impact of regtech solutions.

  • Research | Bank M&A
  • December 4th, 2017

2018 Bank M&A Survey: Will Bank M&A Pick Up?

Bank leaders expect a more favorable M&A environment but are pragmatic about regulatory relief.

  • Research | Compensation
  • September 29th, 2017

Rewards of Board Service

Here’s how bank board compensation and composition have changed over the past decade.

  • Research | Technology
  • August 28th, 2017

2017 Technology Survey: Data Deficiencies

Three-quarters of executives and directors see room to improve data analytics at their bank.

  • Research | Compensation
  • June 5th, 2017

2017 Compensation Survey: Procrastination About CEO Succession

Many boards haven’t determined who will replace the CEO when that executive retires or leaves the bank.

  • Research | Risk
  • March 20th, 2017

2017 Risk Practices Survey: Surprising Support for Dodd-Frank

Bank Director’s annual risk research finds that most bank executives and directors don’t want the Dodd-Frank Act repealed in its entirety.

  • Research | Bank M&A
  • November 28th, 2016

2017 Bank M&A Survey: What Buyers Value

According to survey research conducted by Bank Director, attractive markets and lending teams are the two factors that bank leadership teams value most in an acquisition target.

  • Research | Compensation
  • September 16th, 2016

Do Executives Want Equity?

The 2016 Compensation Survey examines whether equity awards still attract talent, and whether they still tie executive interests to that of the bank.

  • Research | Technology
  • August 29th, 2016

2016 Technology Survey: Trouble at the Core

Bank Director’s 2016 Technology Survey finds banks and their core providers at odds when it comes to innovation.

  • Research | Compensation
  • May 10th, 2016

2016 Compensation Survey: Where Are The Lenders?

Despite the talk on millennial talent, banks face a more immediate struggle when it comes to attracting valuable commercial lenders to their teams.

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