Committees

article | Audit December 16th, 2019

New Effective Dates for Major Accounting Standards Following FASB Vote

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has approved a sweeping change to its philosophy of establishing effective dates for major new accounting standards, delaying the

By: Michael Davis
article | Risk December 9th, 2019

Treading Carefully In Housing Finance Reform

Proposed reforms to end conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should include measures to avoid liquidity disruption.

By: Jeff Harjo
article | Compensation November 8th, 2019

Three Ways Top Banks Attract and Retain Talent

Recruiting and retaining top talent will never be easy. But being flexible and experimenting with new approaches is one way to increase the odds of success.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Compensation November 7th, 2019

The Story of Two Bank Transformations

A combination of low interest rates, high compliance costs and customer migration toward digital banking channels has led the leaders of two banks to radically transform their institutions.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Compensation November 6th, 2019

Why the Compensation Committee Needs a Rebrand

The compensation committee is central to talent development and succession management at your bank. Its name should reflect that.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
article | Compensation November 5th, 2019

Keeping, and Compensating, Generations of Bank Talent

Community bank directors are more challenged than ever before to provide competitive compensation to the three distinct generations now working together.

By: Kathy Smith, Kelly Earls, Steve Marlow
article | Compensation November 1st, 2019

Is it Time to Expand Your Clawback Policy?

In light of recent corporate scandals, some companies are reexamining their clawback policies.

By: Shaun Bisman, Kelly Malafis, Michael Bonner
article | Governance October 25th, 2019

The Case for Appointing an Independent Chair

Bankers can learn a lesson from Boeing’s recent decision to split the role of chairman and CEO.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Lending October 25th, 2019

The Unique Benefits of Digital Small-Business Lending

The benefits of digital lending extend far beyond the time or money banks save when they automate their processes.

By: Mike Triggiano
view_point | Governance October 17th, 2019

Revisiting the Importance of Documenting Board Oversight

The recent court case, Marchand v. Barnhill, should remind directors of what is required to fulfill their duty of loyalty and their responsibilities.

By: Christina Gattuso