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Enterprise Risk Management
Do not let the concept of enterprise risk management scare you. Although the concept of ERM is attracting considerable attention lately, banks have been doing risk management for years.
FDIC vs. Bank Directors: Where Do We Stand?
In a recent ruling, a federal court in Los Angeles found that directors of a failed credit union were not liable for acts alleged to be negligent because the actions of the directors were protected...
Case Study: Impaired lending capability yields an annuity sales opportunity
The difficult lending environment has caused loan-to-deposit ratios to reach non-optimal levels for many community banks. This case study features a bank that was ordered by the FDIC to stop lending...
Late Surge in Signups for the SBLF
Bankers are finding lots of pluses to participating in the federal Small Business Lending Fund, including positive feedback within their communities for helping local companies recoup from the...
Will Investors Be Able to Catch the Gold Rush in California?
After the reported successes of Pasadena’s OneWest Bank (which took over IndyMac Bank), and HomeStreet Inc.’s planned initial public offering, investors are again flocking to the banking industry...