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How Banks Can Use Behavioral Economics to Hook Customers

August 8, 2018

This article looks at some of the ways behavioral economics can be used for banking services.

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Modern Banking: From Brick and Mortar to Networks and Hard Drives

July 18, 2018

Recently, national headlines have been filled with bank office closings.

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Banking’s Newest Revolution: Artificial Intelligence

June 26, 2018

As banks push to increase efficiency and enhance customer experience, their use of innovative technology is crucial.

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Maintaining Your S Corporation Status

June 13, 2018

After making a subchapter S election, S corporations often forget to monitor their status to ensure it stays effective. What are some of the recommended ways to help maintain your bank’s S corporation status?

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China Tariffs: Is a Trade War Imminent?

June 6, 2018

Throughout the past several months, concerns about a U.S. trade war with China have been escalating, fueled by a back-and-forth exchange of tariff threats by the Trump administration and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Regulatory Relief for Community Banks: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act

June 1, 2018

President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which reforms the Dodd-Frank Act and provides significant regulatory relief for smaller banks, community banks and credit unions.

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Cyber Insurance for Financial Institutions

May 22, 2018

Many financial institutions already realize the importance of cyber insurance coverage, but a joint statement issued by the FFIEC last month further emphasizes the need for inclusion of cyber insurance in your risk management program.

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Why Bank Officers Need Employment Agreements

May 15, 2018

Banks sometimes think their officers will never leave, so planning for their future departure from the bank is not always a high priority.

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Legal Challenges in Servicing Marijuana Growers

May 8, 2018

By J. Marc Ward

Banks face legal uncertainty as states begin to legalize the use of marijuana.  

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M&A Market Trends: ABA Deal Points Study

April 24, 2018

When negotiating the sale of a bank, the buyers and sellers often engage in a kabuki dance over the indemnification provisions of the agreement. What should you expect as a buyer or a seller when it comes to these terms?

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