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Compensation

  • Article | Compensation
  • June 5th, 2012

Pay at the Biggest Financial Companies: Trends, Practices and Outlook

Consultants from Compensation Advisory Partners identify key themes among the largest financial institution's compensation programs.

  • Article | Compensation
  • April 20th, 2012

Will Citigroup Shareholders’ “No” Vote Change the Compensation Game?

Citigroup is the largest bank to fail say-on-pay. How will that impact the industry?

  • Article | Compensation
  • March 12th, 2012

Directors’ Accountability for Ensuring Risk-Based Compensation Programs

With regulatory pressure mounting with the pending release of Dodd-Frank regulations, directors will have an increased mandate to ensure compensation practices are risk-appropriate.

  • Article | Compensation
  • February 29th, 2012

The Movement to Redefine Compensation, Cost and Control in the Era of Consolidation

Don’t execute a merger without fully understanding the compensation plans you’re inheriting, says Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors.

  • Article | Compensation
  • January 27th, 2012

New Thinking on How to Handle Key Employees

Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors President Flynt Gallagher talks about ways to reward performance while reducing risk.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 16th, 2011

Structuring Director Pay: How Other Banks Do It

Grant Thornton LLP looks at median bank director pay packages in the face of increased regulation and workloads.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 9th, 2011

Trends in CEO Pay: Work Now, Get Paid Later

The financial crisis has vastly changed the way banks pay their chief executives. Even with long-term restricted stock and smaller salary increases, pay is on the way up.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 7th, 2011

New Compensation Rules and Their Impact on Small Banks

The requirements of Section 956 are applicable to financial institutions over $1 billion in assets, but some key provisions may serve as guidance for best practices for smaller banks.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 5th, 2011

2011 Shareholder Voting Trends - Preparing for 2012 Say on Pay

Shareholder advisory votes on pay packages were mandated with little notice for the 2011 proxy season, leaving limited resources and time to prepare. But it's not too late to get a positive say-on-pay result in 2012.

  • Video | Compensation
  • December 1st, 2011

Incentive Compensation Plans: The New Normal

In this video, Robert Ventura, Compensation Committee Chairman, talks about the new normal at First Commonwealth Financial Corp. and how they handled their biggest challenge over the past year.