Regulatory Pressure Puts Financial Sector in "Block & Tackle Mode"
Financial institutions are facing a number of challenges—not the least of which is increasing regulation in the wake of the market crisis. Many risk managers are understandably concerned, and even nervous, about where… READ MORE >
  |   10.31.2014
Not All Banks Created Equal - Disparity in Lending by Asset Size
Capital for real estate deals is becoming increasingly available—at least on an aggregate level. Originations of commercial real estate loans are now well above the lows of 2009 and 2010. On another positive… READ MORE >
  |   10.31.2014
Bank IT Spending in 2014 to Focus on Efficiency
The market forecasts for 2014 are more promising than they have been since 2007. With the downturn receding into the rear view mirror–but the lessons learned still in sharp focus, there is more… READ MORE >
  |   10.31.2014
What Challenges Keep Lenders Up At Night?
At a time of market recovery coupled with unprecedented regulatory pressures, banks, credit unions and other lenders are contending with increasing challenges. Last month, EDR Insight conducted its Benchmark Survey: Lenders’ Scopes of… READ MORE >
  |   10.21.2014
What The FDIC’s Latest Statement Means for Community Banks
“The evidence strongly supports…that the best way to preserve the long term health and vibrancy of community banks…is to ensure their core strength is preserved: strong capital, strong risk management and fair and… READ MORE >
  |   10.13.2014
NEWS FLASH: SBA SOP 50 10 5(G) Takes Effect Today
ASTM E 1527-13 Recognized in SOP 50 10 5, Effective 10/1/14 Are you a Small Business Administration (SBA) lender under the agency’s 7(a) or 504/CDC programs? Or an environmental professional who supports these… READ MORE >
  |   10.01.2014