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7 SVB Failure Community Bank Ramifications: Liquidity is Now King

Every bank needs to reassess to their strategic and capital plans because of this past week’s events. Optimizing self-sustaining liquidity levels and real capital levels should be the highest priority right now.  

Your Capital Plan Is Your Defensive Playbook: Is It Ready for a Recession?

A key recession indicator is now at its highest point in 42 years.

Regulators Want to See Your Capital Plan, This Time it Better be Good

Regulators are more concerned about capital in the banking industry than at any point since the 2008 Financial Crisis. This includes the 2020 Pandemic which saw regulators go out of their way to help banks handwave away concerns...

Get Ready for Tough Concentration Questions at your Next Bank Exam

No matter the regulator, community banks with concentration issues should expect extra scrutiny at their next exam. Banks without proper concentration risk management processes are in danger of CAMELS downgrades, enforcement...

What Every Community Bank with a CRE Concentration Needs to Do Before March

If you work for a bank that has a CRE or construction concentration, you most likely know that regulators have you in their cross hairs. I’ve seen several instances over the last few weeks in which examiners have notified banks...

Regulators Double Down on Need for Community Bank Climate Risk Management

Both the FDIC and the OCC have signaled in recent weeks that they expect community banks to begin understanding their climate-related risks “in the near term.”

Ten Questions that Banks with High CRE Concentrations Should Answer

The pressure is continuing to increase on banks with CRE concentrations. First it was the FDIC, which  put community banks with CRE concentrations in its crosshairs when the supervisory division released its update on commercial...

Community Bank Climate Risk Analytics: A Case Study

How to use Portfolio Weather Event Risk analytics to evaluate potential flood risks for community banks