Chris Cumming

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Smaller Banks Generating Solid Loan Growth as Others Ease Up
April 24, 2014 Bigger banks have shifted their efforts to deposit growth in advance of proposed liquidity rules. As a result, community banks...

Certus Lawsuit Details Backstage Drama, Widespread Excess
April 24, 2014 Three of Certus' ousted executives depict a behind-the-scenes struggle at the Greenville, S.C., bank as management, directors...

Fired CertusBank Executives File Lawsuit Against Company, Investor
April 23, 2014 The lawsuit claims that Benjamin Weinger of 3-Sigma Value conspired with certain directors to defame the executives before the...

Liability Concerns Impede Director Recruitment at Banks
April 17, 2014 Board members and prospects are nervous about personable liability, given a rise in government lawsuits against former...

PrivateBancorp Beats Estimates as Revenue, Credit Costs Improve
April 17, 2014 PrivateBancorp (PVTB) in Chicago beat quarterly earnings estimates as its lending revenue and credit quality continued to...

Regional Banks Finding Key Geographies to Their Liking
April 16, 2014 Executives at U.S. Bancorp, PNC and Huntington all sounded cautiously optimistic about lending opportunities and each has a...

Citi Faces Mounting Tab to Fix Regulatory, Operational Issues
April 14, 2014 Behind Citigroup's first-quarter results that momentarily pleased investors are darker signs: rising legal and restructuring...

New Certus CEO Faces Tightrope Act
April 10, 2014 The Greenville, S.C., company hired John Poelker as interim CEO and ousted its top executives less than two weeks after...

CertusBank Terminates Top Management, Taps New CEO, Chairman
April 9, 2014 CertusBank has terminated its top executive team, effective immediately, the $1.7 billion-asset bank announced Wednesday.

Key Democrats Backed Troubled CertusBank's Charter Bid
April 7, 2014 Barney Frank, Maxine Waters and nine other Democrats urged financial regulators in 2010 to consider Certus' charter as a way...

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