Committees : Compensation

article | 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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | 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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | 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.

By: Mark Sollenberger
article | 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.

By: Pearl Meyer & Partners
video | November 28th, 2011

Balance the Challenge: Executive Compensation & Shareholder Value

Advice compensation committees can use to maximize benefits and structure executive agreements to actually enhance shareholder value.

By: William Flynt Gallagher
article | November 21st, 2011

You Are Not Alone: Reflections on Compensation and Succession Planning Problems

Don Norman, a partner at Chicago-based law firm Barack Ferrazzano, discusses some of the important issues faced by bank directors and executives as they approach year-end.

By: Donald L. Norman, Jr.
article | October 11th, 2011

The Down and Dirty of Compensation Risk

A roundtable discussion shows how bank directors are handling new challenges in compensation oversight.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | September 23rd, 2011

Troubled financial institutions face their own compensation restrictions

Many more banks and thrifts are finding themselves subject to new compensation restrictions when they fall into the “troubled” category.

By: Andrew K. Strimaitis, Donald L. Norman, Jr.
research | September 8th, 2011

Bank directors work more hours for less pay

Bank Director’s latest Compensation Survey shows that bank directors on smaller bank boards work more hours than they did last year; and in many cases, they are paid less.

By: Naomi Snyder
Bank Services
article | April 8th, 2011

Five Questions the Compensation Committees Should Consider when Evaluating the CEO

As banking regulators begin to demand further risk analysis or modeling to better understand pay-performance relationships, Susan O'Donnell, managing partner for Pearl Meyers & Partners suggests compensation committees consider conducting five types of additional scenario analysis or modeling.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director