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Insights & Resources

Our practice leaders, partners, and other professionals frequently write about matters pertaining to financial institutions. Recent articles include:

Cloud Technology Comes with Both Benefits and Complexities (WIB Technology & Security Digest, December 2014; posted with permission)

What to Expect from Your Management Team (WIB Directors Digest, December 2014; posted with permission)

Embracing the Process: Best Practices for Strategic Business Planning (WIB Directors Digest, September 2014; posted with permission)

What Should Your Loan Review Policy Contain? (WIB Lending & Credit Digest, July 2014; posted with permission)

Federal Banking Regulators Clarify Income Tax Allocation Agreement Guidance (July 2014)

Can Corporate Social Responsibility Be a Differentiator for Community Banks? (WIB Directors Digest, June 2014; posted with permission)

Moss Adams Announces New Leadership for Financial Services Group (June 2014)

What COSO's 2013 Internal Control Framework Means for Banks (June 2014)

For Financial Institutions, the Risk of Cybercrime is as Real as Ever (May 2014)

PIN Security and Key Management: Complying with Audit Guidelines

Interest Rate Risk: Are Your Assumptions Accurate? (, April 2014; posted with permission)

What's Not to "Like"? Social Media Risks for Banks (WIB Technology & Security Digest, March 2014; posted with permission)

Board Changes on the Horizon? What You Need to Know (WIB Directors Digest, March 2014; posted with permission)

Are You Monitoring Interest Rate Risk Effectively? (Western Independent Banker, January/February 2014, posted with permission)

Cloud Computing: Good for Banks? (WIB Technology & Security Digest, December 2013, posted with permission)

Is It Time to Review Your Bank-Owned LIfe Insurance and Nonqualified Retirement Plans?

Effective M&A Tax Planning: It Boils Down to Soap

A Simple Way to Develop a Bank's Risk Appetite (, September 2013; posted with permission)

PCI Compliance – Evaluating Your Preparedness (WIB Technology & Security Digest, September 2013; posted with permission)

Managing Interest Rate Risk Through Interest Rate Swaps

SEC Adopts Rules Affecting Broker-Dealers

Back in the Game: What Financial Institutions Should Know About Accounting for Business Combinations in 2013

Expect CEO Pay to Rise in 2013

Ten Best Practices in Board Governance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Avoiding Compliance Sinkholes

Getting to Close: Due Diligence in Bank Transactions

Loan Reviews: Avoiding Pitfalls, Adopting Best Practices

Moss Adams Hires New Consulting Director for Its Financial Institutions Practice

Business Fraud: Detecting It, Dealing with It, and Preventing It from Ever Happening in the First Place

Purchased Loan Participations: Recipe for Growth or Disaster? (WIB Lending & Credit Digest, January 2013; posted with permission)

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