FinCEN AML/CFT National Priorities: Insights & Expectations

By: Matthew Hovis, CAMS, CFE, CPP, Director of BSA/AML Services On June 30, 2021, FinCEN published their first official national priorities document, “Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism…

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Fall 2021 Sheshunoff Chief Executive Officer Topics Have Been Released

For 39 years, the Chief Executive Officer Affiliation Program has helped bankers by offering a platform for the sharing of ideas, networking and opportunity development. The Fall 2021 Sheshunoff Chief…

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Market Summary for Public Stocks 2Q 2021

By Rick Elton, Managing Director of Sheshunoff & Co., Investment Banking Powered by an economic recovery that many investors believe is still gathering pace, stocks closed out the first half…

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Federal Agencies Update Regulatory Agendas

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director Earlier this month, federal agencies announced updates to their rulemaking agendas. Of note, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) agenda stated that the…

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M&A Trends and Capital Markets Opportunities

What’s Driving M&A Pricing? By: John Adams, Principal and Head of Investment Banking Bank merger prices change from year to year and vary among banks of different sizes, geographies and…

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Community Reinvestment Act Reform Update

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was enacted in 1977 with the intention of encouraging depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of…

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