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Social Engineering: How Financial Institutions Can Prepare for Cyber Scams

  • June 24, 2018

written by Chris Griesemer You and I both know there’s not a Nigerian prince waiting to hand us several million dollars...

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Are You Tracking Exceptions and Variances?

  • May 19, 2018

written by Blair Groves It’s not uncommon for bankers to make exceptions to policies and variances to procedures. But problems can...

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Community Banks Face Strategic Risk in 2018

  • May 17, 2018

written by Blair Groves In January the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) National Risk Committee (NRC) published their...

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How Tax Reform Affects Community Banks

  • May 15, 2018

written by Blair Groves In December, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law the biggest tax reform measure in more...

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What You Need to Know About Loan Participations

  • March 6, 2018

written by Josh Beaird Loan participations have become an important tool for community banks in this highly competitive financial environment. As...

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Will the New Lease Accounting Standard Impact Your Borrowers?

  • February 15, 2018

written by Josh Beaird In less than one year, a significant change to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) will become effective....

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The Effect of Basel III on Lines of Credit

  • February 14, 2018

written by Josh Beaird Historically, community banks structured business lines of credit to mature in one year or less, even if...

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What is Your Bank’s Risk Culture?

  • February 11, 2018

written by Josh Beaird The culture at Wells Fargo Bank has received a lot of attention in the press since the...

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What’s the Latest on Dodd-Frank Section 1071?

  • November 23, 2017

Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to collect and report data from banks regarding...