Corporate governance

The nonbank apps digital bankers love


Digital banking executives such as B of A's Michelle Moore love apps like those offered by Pottery Barn and Starbucks for their ability to connect the physical and digital worlds.


Ex-HSBC banker arrested in U.K. in American foreign-exchange case


Stuart Scott was apprehended at the request of the American government as part of a probe into foreign-exchange-trading practices.


A Western flavor to Wells Fargo’s retail shake-up


Retail banking chief Mary Mack made several changes, including restructuring leadership in the Western region, where some of the worst incidents in the Wells scandal were said to have occurred.


Chairman and CEO roles combined at F.N.B. in Pennsylvania


The rising regional player has also appointed new chairs for four board committees as it prepares for the retirement of several long-serving directors.


A good bank CEO is confident, but not too confident


In a world where confidence is rewarded more than indecision, businesses risk elevating confident leaders who overestimate their abilities. In banking, that can have harmful effects.


'Mediocre, but it works': Comments of the week


Readers opine on legacy core systems, the negative messaging around the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Jamie Dimon defending his Trump ties, and more.


Deutsche Bank says former executives set to pay for missteps


The German bank posted two consecutive years of losses partly because of misconduct fines tied to the Libor and other scandals.


Dimon defends his role as Trump adviser


JPMorgan Chase's chief caught a lot of Trump blowback at its annual meeting but refused an activist investor's challenge to step down from the president’s council on jobs.


HopFed probes CEO's real estate deals with ex-director


Stilwell Group, an activist investor, is alleging that HopFed chief John Peck bought two properties from the then-chairman of the Kentucky company's compensation committee and that the deals were a conflict of interest.


Popular's next CEO braces for fallout from Puerto Rico bankruptcy


Ignacio Alvarez, who takes over this summer from Richard Carrion, addresses the tough challenges the bank faces as looming cuts to government services and benefits could be painful for consumers and businesses on the Caribbean island.