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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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Key accounting and regulatory changes financial institutions need to know
Latest insights on recent accounting and regulatory changes including delays, phaseouts, and SEC reviews that affect financial organizations.
Ryan Abdoo
Article July 2, 2020 5 min read
Bank goodwill impairment in the COVID-19 environment
Ryan Abdoo
Article June 19, 2020 4 min read
Brave new world: Credit quality during COVID-19
Brian Franey
Article April 14, 2020 6 min read

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

Banks Thought Leadership

  • Interagency guidance on the impact of COVID-19 and regulatory examinations

    Regulatory agencies issued joint examination guidance regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on examiners’ supervisory principles and the examination process, CAMELS. Here’s what you need to know.

    Scott Phillips
    Article July 7, 2020 5 min read
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  • FDICIA readiness: Is your bank prepared?
    If your bank or credit union is nearing $500 million or $1 billion in asset size, start planning now for FDICIA readiness. Advance work is crucial. Our guide helps you identify key steps to take.
    Ryan Abdoo Sherrie Krowczyk-Mendoza
    Article July 6, 2020 12 min read
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  • Key accounting and regulatory changes financial institutions need to know
    Latest insights on recent accounting and regulatory changes including delays, phaseouts, and SEC reviews that affect financial organizations.
    Ryan Abdoo Kate Krones
    Article July 2, 2020 5 min read
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  • Bank goodwill impairment in the COVID-19 environment

    In addition to annual goodwill impairment tests, interim tests are required in cases where current events and circumstances cause concern over possible impairment. Find out if there’s evidence of goodwill impairment at your institution with a qualitative assessment.

    Ryan Abdoo Kate Krones
    Article June 19, 2020 4 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