FRF for SMEs and Small Business Borrowers

  • August 19, 2015

In 2013, the AICPA released the Financial Reporting Frame-work for Small and Medium-Sized Entities (or FRF for SMEs). This is a...

Borrower Succession Planning

  • August 19, 2015

What is the Community Bank’s Role? Business succession can be a profitable event for community banks that are proactive in helping...

The Latest IT and Security Hot Topics for Banks

  • July 23, 2015

written by Blair Groves We have all heard the phrase “heightened regulatory environment” regarding the expectations the banking industry is facing...

Community Bank Succession Planning

  • May 11, 2015

About 8,000 baby boomers are now turning 65 years old every day, according to the AARP. Included among these retirees and...

Problem Loans: When and Where Will They Come Out of Hiding?

  • January 28, 2015

Looking Ahead at 2015 and Beyond By the end of 2014, many were left with optimistic spirits for what the future...

Deferred Tax Assets and NOL Carryforwards

  • December 8, 2014

When examining loan applications of potential small business borrowers, it’s important for lenders to consider the potential impact of deferred tax...

Loan Agreements and Debt Covenants: How to Structure them is Only Half the Battle

  • December 6, 2014

Many community bankers would agree that loan agreements and debt covenants are very important tools for monitoring the status of loans...

Welcome Blair Groves

  • August 27, 2014

The Whitlock Company recently hired Blair Groves in the Community Banking Group as a Loan Review Specialist. According to Community Banking...

Recap of the PKF Financial Institutions Forum

  • August 18, 2014

written by Josh Beaird Last month, I attended the PKF Financial Institutions Forum. The Whitlock Company, is a member firm of...