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Governance

  • Article | Governance
  • October 23rd, 2013

The Board’s Role in Succession Planning

Attorneys at Barack Ferrazzano discuss the board’s fiduciary duty in succession planning, questions to ask management, and how to address board succession.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 11th, 2013

Succession at the Top: Lessons Learned from CEO Transitions

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates, Inc., draws on his experiences with succession planning to offer advice for boards.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 30th, 2013

Part I: Best Practices of Bank Boards

Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP offers the top 10 best practices for bank boards, culled from his and his partners’ experiences attending hundreds of board meetings during the past several decades.

  • Video | Governance
  • May 1st, 2013

How to Build a High Performing Bank Board

Joan Susie, CEO of Bank Director, shares how high performing bank boards approach the challenge of recruiting, identifying and developing talented directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • March 21st, 2013

Digital Directors: A Powerful Boardroom Addition

Adding directors with digital experience can greatly increase the board's ability to provide advice and oversight on the range of digital challenges and opportunities banks are facing. But in doing so, there are several issues for boards to consider.

  • White Paper | Governance
  • February 8th, 2013
  • DirectorCorps

What are the Rules and Guidelines for Director Independence?

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discusses the rules and parameters of director independence and define fiduciary duties for board members, as well as what constitutes a conflict of interest.

  • Article | Governance
  • January 18th, 2013

Succession Planning for the Board

Seven steps to finding and promoting your next generation of great leaders.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 26th, 2012

When is the Right Time to Get Rid of the Wrong CEO?

The news about the departure of Citigroup’s CEO focuses attention on one of the toughest jobs of a bank board: firing the CEO.

  • Article | Governance
  • August 3rd, 2012

JPMorgan and HSBC: Time to Refocus on Internal Controls

A former acting general counsel in the U.S. Treasury Department looks at the failure of internal controls at JPMorgan Chase and HSBC.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 24th, 2012

Devising a Plan and Determining What Questions to Ask

Good succession planning can avoid many problems in the future, and attorney Thomas Hutton of the law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton talks about the right ways to go about it.