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Featuring insights from industry experts, and highlighting the best upcoming Community Banker University events, Bank Director News is an essential resource for today’s community bank director.

Bank Director Program
January/February 2023 Issue

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Will D&I requirements change this year?

Oct 18, 2021
How does your bank’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) compliance program compare with the regulatory standards for D&I policies and practices?

Slippery Slope

Aug 19, 2021
In a new column, ICBA Securities' Jim Reber discusses the ever-popular slope of the yield curve and the implications for community banks.

Maximizing Your Credit Card Portfolio in a COVID-19 Environment

Aug 19, 2021
COVID-19 has created financial strain for millions of Americans. In the wake of this need, credit cards have the potential to become an important form of cash management.

Employment Advice When You Need It

Aug 19, 2021
The ICBA Bank Director Program has an amazing new exclusive benefit! Community Banker University has teamed with national employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. to bring members of the Bank Director Program a complimentary employment law hotline!

Reviewing Branch Strategies for 2021 and Beyond

Aug 19, 2021
Between 2012 and 2019, banks eliminated approximately 2,700 branches a year. In 2020, as the global health pandemic set in, banks shuttered more than 3,500 branches. And if the pace of branch closures—more than 1,700 so far in this calendar year through May—continues to hold, 2021 could see more closures than 2020.

Liquidity Strategies for Illiquid Community Bank Stocks

Jun 8, 2021
The fundamental duty of community bank directors and executive officers is to enhance shareholder value. One of the key tenets of enhancing shareholder value is providing actual common stock liquidity. In this regard, liquidity is defined as the ability of a shareholder to convert their shares to cash at a fair price in a timely manner.

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