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  • Article | Compensation
  • September 20th, 2013

How Mergers Can Impact Deferred Compensation Plans: Part I

What if a bank being sold has a Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP)? Could that trigger a so-called golden parachute clause with tax consequences for the acquiring bank? The answer is yes.

  • Article | Compensation
  • September 13th, 2013

Changing the Way We Pay

Bank Director asks compensation committee members and CEOs what innovative changes they have made to compensation plans recently.

  • Article | Compensation
  • August 16th, 2013

How to Retain Key Employees: The Benefits of a SERP

Meyer-Chatfield looks at the cost and benefits of the Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan.

  • Article | Compensation
  • August 9th, 2013

Stumped on How to Pay the CEO?

Bank Director’s panel of experts reveals some of the most innovative pay packages in the financial sector.

  • Article | Compensation
  • August 7th, 2013

Five Factors Directors Should Consider Before Granting Equity Awards

There is widespread agreement on the need to align the interests of bank executives and shareholders. But how should boards make that happen?

  • Viewpoint | Compensation
  • August 5th, 2013

What Do Bank Boards Need to Know About BOLI

David Shoemaker of Equias Alliance addresses some common questions his customers have about BOLI.

  • Article | Compensation
  • July 3rd, 2013

Parachute Payments: Beware of the Tax Hazards

The IRS doesn’t like “golden parachutes” for public company executives. Here is what to do about the rules.

  • Article | Compensation
  • June 26th, 2013

Shareholders Give Banks a Thumbs-Up on Pay

Marc Baranski analyzes say-on-pay votes during the last several years.

  • Article | Compensation
  • June 24th, 2013

Is Your Compensation Plan Generous Enough?

David Shoemaker and Ken Derks of Equias Alliance discuss nonqualified compensation plans and ways to offset their cost.

  • Article | Compensation
  • June 21st, 2013

Expect CEO Pay to Rise in 2013

Moss Adams LLP’s John Hancock explores compensation trends for Western bank CEOs and other bank executives.