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COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

Conquer challenges and leverage opportunities

The pressure on today’s banks is relentless. Rapidly changing regulations. Complex reporting requirements. Cybersecurity risks. As the decision-maker, it’s challenging to be responsible for such high stakes.

Our team has extensive experience and technical expertise in the banking industry, with both community and regional banks. We tailor our approach and solutions to your distinct needs, even as they change over time. From internal audit, loan review, and trust audit services to regulatory compliance, technology audit, and other risk management services, we’re prepared to help you address any challenge — and leverage every opportunity.

Our 200 professionals also participate in myriad national and state associations for bankers, including the American Bankers Association, the Independent Community Bankers of America, and the Financial Managers Society. We regularly attend and present at all major conferences, such as the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) National Convention, the AICPA National Banking Conference, the AICPA SEC Conference, and the ABA national conferences.

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How changing regulations affect financial institutions

How changing regulations affect your bank image
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New guidance: Credit risk review systems and allowances for credit losses

Regulatory agencies issued new guidance on allowances for credit losses and credit risk review systems, superseding previous guidance from December 2006. Read on for details of these statements and what they mean for you.

Emily Anderson
Article May 22, 2020 3 min read
Brave new world: Credit quality during COVID-19
Brian Franey
Article April 14, 2020 6 min read
Are PPP loans adding to the fair lending risk at your bank?
Troy Snyder
Article May 28, 2020 2 min read

Financial Institutions Advisor: Insights for 2020 and Beyond
The financial industry is transforming quickly. Balance risk and deliver strong returns in 2020.

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    Article May 28, 2020 2 min read
    Interior of a bank with a view of the bank teller counter.
  • New guidance: Credit risk review systems and allowances for credit losses

    Regulatory agencies issued new guidance on allowances for credit losses and credit risk review systems, superseding previous guidance from December 2006. Read on for details of these statements and what they mean for you.

    Emily Anderson Samantha Norman
    Article May 22, 2020 3 min read
    Drive thru of a bank at night time.
  • How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect your recent risk assessment?

    Even if you completed this year’s risk assessment for your financial institution, it’s time to look again. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended much of how you do business, and it’s critical you understand and prepare for increased risk. Consider these four ideas.

    Robert Bondy Sherrie Krowczyk-Mendoza Scott Phillips
    Article May 21, 2020 5 min read
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  • Cybersecurity alert: Hacking and COVID-19

    Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic distract from cybersecurity — remember, hackers thrive in crises. Consider these precautions to minimize risk and protect data.

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    Article May 12, 2020 5 min read
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Collaborating for your success

We have more than 50 years’ experience serving clients just like you. We apply this deep industry knowledge to every engagement, providing customized solutions to your unique situation — and with one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry, the same team members will collaborate with you for every step of your engagement.

In an industry rife with complexity and change, it’s reassuring to partner with people you can depend on to see your project all the way through. Like our financial services practice leader Brian Pollice often tells clients, “Our staff know this industry and they act as key business advisors for our clients, helping them grow and thrive in a tough regulatory environment.”

Our clients say

Our team met with Plante Moran experts for a one-day training on CECL; the experience was eye-opening. We now see that we can adopt CECL using an Excel-based tool we can develop ourselves. We’re confident about the path ahead and took a big leap toward adoption based on the clarity provided during this training.

Dan Hollowed EVP / Cashier and Chief Financial Officer, Cornerstone National Bank & Trust Company