Committees : Bank Services

Bank Services
article | Audit May 15th, 2012

Regulatory Requirements of Audit Committees

Bank audit committees are highly regulated. They have rules and responsibilities designated by FDIC regulations, by the Securities and Exchange Commission if they are publicly

By: Victor Cangelosi
Bank Services
article | Audit February 16th, 2012

Audit 101

Today, the bank’s audit committee remains arguably the most important committee for any depository institution. The audit committee selects and oversees the external auditor; supervises

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance February 10th, 2012

A Director’s Guide to Corporate Governance 101

The day when the board’s focus was limited to approving loans and marketing the bank in the community is long past.  Today’s boards face a

By: Walter G. Moeling IV, Jonathan Hightower
Bank Services
article | Audit January 12th, 2012

Strong Audit Committees: Complex Challenges, Fundamental Concepts

Executive Summary Gathering information each year to refresh our tutorial for Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit Committee Conference, certain high-performing characteristics always seem to work

By: Lawrence W. Schwartz
Bank Services
white_paper | Governance December 8th, 2011

Why Minutes Matter: Best Practices for Corporate Secretaries

Boards of banks should reexamine best practices for minutes, which serve as the official record of board activity, in light of the current economic and regulatory environment.

By: Marlee Mitchell
Bank Services
video | Compensation November 7th, 2011

The Board’s Role in Developing Compensation Plans

A video overview on what board members should consider when designing effective compensation plans.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Bank Services
white_paper | Compensation October 25th, 2011

Compensation and Risk – The Directors’ Responsibility

Pearl Meyer & Partners explore the increased fiduciary duty to assess and manage the relationship between risk and compensation programs.

By: Susan O'Donnell
Bank Services
article | Audit August 30th, 2011

Role of the Audit Committee: Managing the Director of Internal Audit

Executive Summary Managing internal audit is one of the most critical functions of the audit committee. The audit committee not only oversees the internal audit

By: Patricia L. Langiotti
Bank Services
white_paper | Governance August 9th, 2011

Role of the Board Overview

Jack Milligan of Bank Director lays out the roles and responsibilities for board members in today's environment.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | July 13th, 2011

Who Should Be On Your Board

This article describes what qualities and skills are needed on a bank board and addresses the specific needs of each board committee. Executive search firm Crist Kolder shares guidelines and assessment tools to help start you on the path of determining who should be on your board.

By: Peter D. Crist