Transact to Transform: Managing people strategy in post-merger integrations
When seeking to define a successful merger, the discussion will tend to be drawn to hard quantitative metrics. Share price, synergies, or other accounting parameters can provide a public record of success or failure, and are easy to measure. However, it is how effectively people and culture are managed during an integration which will determine whether a newly combined organization is truly set up for success.
BANK FAILURES: THE FEDERAL REGULATORY RESPONSE
Given both the unique and shared characteristics of recent bank failures, the US banking industry must move swiftly to determine an optimal path forward for the evaluation and implementation of future legislation, rulemaking, policy changes, and supervision. A Senate Committee hearing held on March 28 provided perspectives about how these failures should affect the interests of regulators in future rulemaking and policy changes.
BANK OF THE FUTURE
This survey report on consumer attitudes to banking services in five Asia-Pacific markets at a time of rapid industry change explores expectations and behaviours and identifies key opportunities and calls to action for retail banks.
Journal #57: CRISIS MANAGEMENT
Recent events in the U.S. banking sector and broader concerns around instability and contagion within the financial services industry have ensured that the topic of crisis management is once more front of mind for many institutions.