Between spiking case and hospitalization rates, new mutations of the coronavirus and COVID-19 fatigue, “we’re in a very dark period of time,” says Paul Benda.
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Expect the 2021 M&A environment to be shaped on the one hand by long-running pressures to sell balanced on the other hand by concerns about post-pandemic asset quality, the strengths of banks’ core businesses and valuation mismatches.
The administrator of the London Interbank Offered Rate has made what was expected official: the widely used benchmark will cease publication, with certain Libor tenors ceasing as soon as the end of 2021.
The California Consumer Privacy Act, which took effect at the beginning of 2020 and has had both regulatory and statutory amendments since then, has been described as “GDPR for California,” and it has effects far beyond the Golden State.
The ABA Banking Journal Podcast continues a pre-Thanksgiving tradition by interviewing the winners of ABA’s 2020 Community Commitment Awards. These stories present the perfect inspiration as we prepare for the season of thanks and giving.
After a long career as a commercial banker in St. Louis, more than a decade ago Alex Fennoy joined Midwest BankCentre. He helped transform the community bank into one that has won awards—including a 2019 ABA Foundation Community Commitment Award—for its responsiveness to local needs.
Homeownership, savings and holding down a job are three keys to financial well-being and moving out of generational poverty, so that’s what Southern Bancorp focuses on in its home Mississippi and Arkansas Delta region, one of the nation’s poorest.
October brings a new Supreme Court term, but October 2020 has not brought only a new term but also a new justice, the third new justice to join the high court in less than four years.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Old National Bank’s Ben Joergens discusses his bank’s experience launching a Bank On-certified account.
For bank customers, what’s in (or isn’t in) a bank account can be a source of anxiety. By contrast, says Brian N. Ford, “our research shows that when you have a fully funded account and it’s in the right place, a tremendous amount of confidence will come into your life, regardless of if an emergency ever happens to you in the future.”