Thinking of Moving to Electronic Files?

By: Denise Dukette, Director Loan Review Services With current events leading to increased remote work/telecommuting, many financial institutions that have not yet converted their credit and other files from paper…

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Hot Off the Presses – the CARES Act

By Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, National Compliance Services Director Amidst all of the recent regulatory issuances providing guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, compliance stakeholders likely saw the CFPB’s April 1st issuance.  In…

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Do You Need Assistance With Your Commercial Loan Portfolio?

By: David Etter, Managing Director – Loan Review Services Your Commercial Loan portfolio may require additional monitoring and/or credit administration attention to address the effects of the unprecedented impact on…

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An Abusive Act or Practice: What is it and How Can We Really Define It?

By:  Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, National Compliance Services Director While compliance stakeholders have several different regulations to juggle, they also need to be on the lookout for acts or practices that are unfair,…

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Expanding Beyond the Traditional DSCR – The Use of Debt Yield in Analyzing CRE Transactions

By: David Etter, Managing Director- Loan Review Services Most Bankers are very comfortable with the use of a Debt Service Coverage Ratio (“DSCR”) when evaluating a CRE transaction. Simple enough…

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Rebranding the Compensation Committee

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions Editor’s Note:  In this month’s newsletter, we are pleased to share a recent article written by one of our CEO…

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Community Reinvestment Act Defining a Performance Context

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director The OCC’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”) issued in August 2019 indicated that the updated approach to Community Reinvestment Act (“CRA”) performance…

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High Volatility Commercial Real Estate

By Denise Dukette, Director Loan Review Services Regulatory guidance on HVCRE was initiated in 2013 as part of Basel III risk-weighted capital rules and applies to banking organizations which file…

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Fresh Feedback on Fair Lending

By: Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, National Compliance Services Director Compliance stakeholders always seem to have a strong focus on regulatory changes ahead of them. It’s an important part of staying ahead…

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A Look Back at 2019: Fall High Performance Idea Exchange Highlights

By Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Season after season, one of our most popular Affiliation Program sessions is the High Performance Idea Exchange, which gives our members the opportunity to…

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