Article | November 26th, 2021

The Leveraged Loan Market’s Resiliency: From Covid-19 to Recovery

The leveraged loan market has once again proven its resilience, with no impending near-term maturity wall and smooth sailing ahead.

By: David Schwarz
Bank Services
Article | November 23rd, 2021

When to Form a Risk Committee

Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Video | November 19th, 2021

Managing the CEO Succession Process

The anticipated wave of bank CEO retirements occurring over the next few years means it’s never been more critical for boards to have a sound CEO succession process.

By: J. Scott Petty
Article | November 17th, 2021

Creating a Comprehensive ESG Approach, From Compliance to Competitiveness

Regulators are increasingly interested in company approaches to environmental, social and governance factors, but banks can use these considerations to their advantage.

By: David Portilla, Minh Van Ngo
Article | November 16th, 2021

The Risk of Jaded Consumer Attitudes Toward Cybersecurity

Customers’ growing fatalism toward cybersecurity breaches could lead to lower security standards, creating further risks for banks.

By: Sean Martin
Article | November 11th, 2021

How Fintechs Are Impacting Conventional Pay Practices

As banks compete for talent, it is increasingly important to understand the trends in pay practices among fintech companies and the implications for the rest of the financial industry.

By: Chris Brindisi, Joey Franks
BD Article
Article | November 10th, 2021

Regulators Revive Efforts to Pass Dormant Compensation Rules

More than a decade after Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, U.S. financial regulators are reconsidering rules that were never implemented regarding executive pay.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | November 9th, 2021

Rethinking the Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion

Greg Cunningham, chief diversity officer at U.S. Bancorp, shares how the bank thinks about diversity and inclusion initiatives ahead of Bank Director’s 2021 Bank Compensation & Talent Conference in Dallas, Texas.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | November 8th, 2021

Five Common Misperceptions About BOLI

Bank-owned life insurance is a popular but often misunderstood tool.

By: Zachary Low, Chris Pezalla
BD Article
Article | November 5th, 2021

Wait Wait, Don’t Quit

To counteract #striketober, some banks are embracing hybrid work-from-home policies.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director