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How changing regulations affect financial institutions

How changing regulations affect your bank image
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Implementing the new credit loss model
Unsure how to implement CECL? Join our experts and learn which option is right for you.
Webinar September 27, 2017 60 min watch Upcoming
CECL adoption: Not as complex as you may think
Ryan Abdoo
Article August 15, 2017 2 min read
CECL part I: Introduction to the final standard
Webinar September 14, 2016 42 min watch

CECL guidebook
An introduction to the FASB financial instruments credit loss model

Managing risk

Managing risk: Protecting people and data
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Assess enterprise-wide risk management with SOC for Cybersecurity
SOC for Cybersecurity offers businesses a general-purpose attestation report on the design and effectiveness of cybersecurity risk management programs. Here's what you should know to meet business objectives, satisfy stakeholder expectations, and allay their cybersecurity concerns.
Tim Bowling
Article August 15, 2017 6 min read

Embracing change
2017 community bank advisor

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  • Indiana Bankers Annual Convention
    Join Plante Moran at the 2017 IBA annual convention as we prepare for "The New Frontier" in the Indiana banking community.
    Event September 10, 2017 - September 12, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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  • WBA Management Conference
    Plante Moran is proud to be a silver sponsor of the WBA Management Conference.
    Event September 12, 2017 - September 13, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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  • CBM Annual Convention
    We're excited to be a gold sponsor at the CBM Annual Convention and Trade Show. And our own Brian Pollice will be a panelist!
    Event September 13, 2017 - September 15, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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  • WBA Secur-I.T. Conference
    Join Plante Moran and explore aspects of bank operations, technology, and security at this year’s WBA Secur-I.T. conference.
    Event September 26, 2017 - September 27, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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Banks Thought Leadership

  • Why community banks should embrace the “three lines of defense”
    Risk management isn’t a one-person job. Gear up your recruiting game, and get others in your organization to help strengthen your defensive line.
    Brady Nitchman
    Article February 02, 2017 3 min read
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  • Borrowers’ balance sheets beware
    FASB guidance on leases will affect every sector of the economy. But for lending institutions, it will require even greater foresight, as your borrowers’ financial statements will look different. Are you ready to modify covenants that affect your clients?
    Curt Hurd
    Article February 02, 2017 1 min read
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  • Fraud: Reporting it to the IRS
    If you’ve been defrauded, there are two steps to bringing the fraudster to justice. First, tell the police. Then, the IRS.
    Michelle McHale-Adams
    Article October 27, 2016 1 min read
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  • Bad debt deductions you can bank on
    Bad debts are an unpleasant fact of life in the banking industry. The Treasury Department has developed two different alternatives to help banks calibrate bad debt deductions.
    Brian Howe
    Article March 28, 2017 2 min read
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