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Trump Promises to Improve Dodd-Frank for Community Banks

On Monday, May 1st, President Trump spoke to representatives from the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), committing to cut the ‘red tape’ imposed by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory...

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Does the WannaCry Cyberattack Make You Feel Insecure?

On Friday, May 12, a ransomware attack called WannaCry hit computers in Europe, followed by Asia and more than 150 other countries including the U.S. By Monday, the cyberattack had...

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LBA CFO Conference July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Banking Partner Aaron Samuels, Performance Trust Director Brian Battle and Silas Simmons CPA Peyton Cavin as they present the Impact of Tax Reform on a Bank's Financial Statements at the 2017 LBA CFO Conference. 

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Planning and Investing in a Fluid Interest Rate Environment

As promised, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point at its March 15 meeting. Chair Janet Yellen had suggested the hike...

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8 Steps to Effective CECL Implementation

Here are 8 steps to gain insights into your financial institution’s loan portfolio and risks through effective CECL implementation.

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Do You Know When and Why to Engage an Internal Auditor?

Many company leaders see audit as a task related to compliance, and that’s a fair—if overly simplified—definition for external audit. Once per year, an external auditor will perform an annual...

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Trick or Trump: The Radical Impact on Community Banks and Their Consumers

Saturday (April 29) marks the 100th day of the Trump Presidency. The benchmark has historically been used to review promises made and kept, as well as where progress has occurred...

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2017 Bank M&A Survey: What Makes a Successful Acquisition

Despite (or perhaps because of) a turbulent political, economic, and regulatory climate, analyst predictions continue to point to 2017 as an active year for bank M&A transactions. On one side...

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Cost Segregation Can Help Banks Take Full Advantage of Trump Tax Rate Changes

With changes to tax regulations on the horizon, bank leaders should be thinking about how they are managing financial strategies. It’s likely that you are. Close to 74% of U.S.-based...

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Internal Audit is More Necessary in a Disruptive Market

Internal audit (IA) is more often than not viewed as a ‘check the box’ exercise on a compliance to-do list. While it’s true that banks do have to perform set...

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Use Your CECL Data to Build Competitive Opportunity

While the on-paper goal for banks working toward their implementation deadline for the new Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) impairment standard is compliance, the long game opportunity is much greater....

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How to Respond to the SEC Request for Public Comment on Industry Guide 3

“As an agency designed to serve the American people, it is imperative to constantly look back on the SEC’s rules and engage the public on ways to improve. Today, we...

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CECL: Turn Compliance Into Opportunity Webinar

The new allowance for loan losses standard (ASU 2016-13) known as CECL (Current Expected Credit Losses) is here and implementation is underway. How is your business turning the compliance burden into an opportunity? 

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ALTA Best Practices

Watch the webinar on ALTA Best Practices and Certification for Title and Settlement Attorneys.

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Charting the Course for Intelligent Growth

This journey starts with exploring your niche/identity and building a thoughtful vision around who you want to be in the future.

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Whitepaper

New Exempt Employee Rule

The Dept. of Labor projects this new ruling will cost employers an estimated $12 billion over the next 10 years. 

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An Inside Look at the Millennial Banker’s Ideal Branch

By 2020, Millennials will account for $1.4 trillion in spending. To remain relevant as they gain more and more traction, community banks have to reconsider every piece of the branch model, starting with three priorities.

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The Decision To Go Public Webinar

HORNE banking specialists discuss critical factors for ensuring a successful IPO.

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Winning With Big Data

Data is more prevalent than ever, but according to a report from EMC and Forrester Research organizations are just starting to scratch the surface with only utilizing less than 5% of their available information.

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Whitepaper

Basel III Overview and Implementation Tips

Are you up to date on the impact of Basel III?

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Utilizing the Compliance Management System

Two key issues that federal regulators continue to focus on (and have been the point of reference for breakdowns causing violations) during examinations are compliance management systems (CMS) and vendor management oversight.

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Financial Institutions CyberSecurity Webcast

Know your risk. Do you have the cybersecurity skill set to secure your bank?

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Mergers and Acquisitions Webinar

Profit at the meeting point - M&A from the buyer and seller perspective.

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Banking on the Future 2015

Are you prepared to take advantage of opportunities in 2015?

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Initial Public Offering Webinar

Know how to secure asset growth during an IPO consideration?