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From the “Examiner from Hell” to “The director time forgot,” attorney-consultant Jeff Gerrish knows community bankers’ challenges, and provides practical advice and awareness.

Forming small BHCs just got better

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 06/01/2018 - 22:10 |
New bank law makes longstanding advantages available to larger players

5 family bank myths that must be shattered

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 05/23/2018 - 22:41 |
 ...without leaving the next generation with a scrambled nest egg

De novos: They’re playing my song

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 05/16/2018 - 13:25 |
Community bank believer thinks more new charters are coming

Rolling snowballs, black swans, and bank liquidity

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 04/24/2018 - 19:28 |
Community banks’ ALCO game’s flipping—don’t misstep

Is your capital pie large enough?

Written by Steve Cocheo | 04/11/2018 - 21:17 |
Capital allocation’s role in enhancing shareholder value begins with quantity

The job behind the gavel

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 04/05/2018 - 01:33 |
What community banks should expect of their chairmen

Queries persist on Sub S for banks

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 03/07/2018 - 20:04 |
Here’s the best answer based on new tax law

Updating the abacus

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 02/27/2018 - 14:14 |
Making a major strategic move demands board-level planning and consultation

Should board members have “skin in the game”?

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 02/01/2018 - 22:50 |
Aligning shareholders' interests with directors’ interest

Big broom in the boardroom

Written by Jeff Gerrish | 01/26/2018 - 14:29 |
Sweeping out the “meh,” the obnoxious, and the useless from your board
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