Banking and Finance

Who’s Accountable for Bank Fraud?

Bankruptcy of what was once Alabama’s third largest bank is the center of a court case that could redefine the liability limits of accounting firms.

Good Eats Portfolio

Private equity firm Fenwick Brands leverages “expertise equity” to launch hot new food brands onto grocery shelves.

Been Down So Long, What’s Up?

Alabama experts examine the often-trumpeted role of the Federal Reserve in setting interest rates — stuck for years now near zero.

An Employer’s Refresher in Fraud Prevention

An Alabama expert’s advice on protecting your till.

Accounting for Tax Overhaul

Major changes in corporate taxes are rocking around Congress, even though Congress seems predictably immovable. Alabama experts from two leading accounting firms assess the potential impacts.

Regions Bank Report Card

   ABOVE Rick Swagler (left) and Keith Herron attribute Regions’ success to a focus on great customer service, underscored by daily reference...

Lending Landscape

“If you’re a business with a strong balance sheet and good sales and you can’t get...

The Small Business Role of Credit Unions

Credit unions have never been larger or made as much money as they did in 2016. According to the National Credit Union Administration,...

Expert Market Impressions

University of South Alabama’s Joshua Foster teamed with other researchers to study the effects of narcissism...

Bank Giant Grows in Alabama

Birmingham native Brooks Emory has worked to expand the commercial banking effort for Bank of America...

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