SunTrust is latest bank to halt financing of private prisons


SunTrust, the lender merging with BB&T, said it won't provide future financing to companies that manage private prisons and immigration holding facilities.


The weak underbelly in bank M&A this year


Set aside the large BB&T-SunTrust merger pact, and most deal metrics were way down in the first half of 2019.


Bank CIO’s mission: Getting out from under bad tech vendor contracts


Brad Goedken wants agreements for HarborOne Bancorp to include better protections, such as cost reductions if a service fails.


Waters schedules hearings next month on Facebook, BB&T-SunTrust merger


House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters wants to examine the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, as well as Facebook's cryptocurrency plans.


Google flirts with bank charter, digital disruption, Truist fallout: Top stories of the week


Google explored the OCC's fintech charter, then walked away; the biggest changes in digital banking could be just ahead; 'Truist' rebrand prompts lawsuit by N.C. credit union; and more from this week's most-read stories.


BB&T, SunTrust set dates for shareholder votes on merger, 'Truist' name


Shareholders of both companies will meet separately next month to cast ballots on the $28 billion deal, and BB&T investors will also decide whether the new company should be called Truist Financial.


'Truist' rebrand prompts lawsuit by N.C. credit union


Winston-Salem-based Truliant Federal Credit Union has filed a suit in federal court claiming that BB&T and SunTrust banks’ post-merger brand represents trademark infringement and unfair competition.


Beyond 'Truist': A brief history of unusual bank brands


"Truist" was roundly mocked when it was unveiled as the name of the merging BB&T and SunTrust, but it’s hardly the first bank moniker to elicit a "huh?" from critics.


Truist's rough landing, BB&T-SunTrust opportunist, AML cheat sheet: Top stories of the week


Hard sell ahead for BB&T-SunTrust as ‘Truist’ lands with a thud; Citizens looks to poach BB&T-SunTrust talent; what the Senate AML bill means for banks; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


Consumers pounce on 4% mortgages; What’s in a name?


Lenders should get a boost from refinances and purchase loans; BB&T and SunTrust Banks’ name choice questioned.