Committees : Governance
Two recent studies find that support for board diversity initiatives is declining — both inside the boardroom and among shareholders.
The composition, size and age should all be keen focuses of board governance.
A board is essentially a social entity whose culture is a reflection of its purpose and composition.
Bankers can learn a lesson from Boeing’s recent decision to split the role of chairman and CEO.
The recent court case, Marchand v. Barnhill, should remind directors of what is required to fulfill their duty of loyalty and their responsibilities.
Joining a bank board doesn’t have to be a confusing experience for new members. Here are some practical takeaways for creating thoughtful, educational onboarding programs.
Large institutional investors, proxy advisory firms and legislators are beginning to put significant focus on board diversity.
Boards need to ensure they exercise meaningful oversight of a bank’s relationships with fintech partners.
Community bank boards can address the all-important need to plan for the CEO’s successor with a few simple steps.
The Subchapter S election gives banks significant economic benefits, but that could be jeopardized in a sale by poor recordkeeping.