Committees : Governance

article | Governance September 10th, 2018

7 Things Bank Boards Should Focus on in the Year Ahead

Bank examiners seem to be zeroing in on a few key areas as attention increases on governance practices and elsewhere.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
BD Article
article | Governance September 7th, 2018

Traits That All Strong Bank Boards Share

Ahead of the annual Bank Board Training Forum, Bank Director's CEO, Al Dominick, explores five attributes boards at high-performing banks have in common.

By: Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | Governance August 1st, 2018

Gender Pay Equity and Board Gender Diversity – Is Your Board Prepared?

Investors are pushing for more inclusive strategies to board makeup, roles.

By: Kelly Malafis, Shaun Bisman
BD Article
article | Governance July 20th, 2018

Five Qualities It Takes to be an Effective Director

Intelligence and experience are important, but they alone do not guarantee success.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
article | Governance July 17th, 2018

What To Keep in Mind For Cultural Reviews In The #MeToo Era

Addressing incidents of harassment and inequality are critical, and must be done carefully.

By: D. Jean Veta, Lindsay Burke, Tom Plotkin
BD Article
article | Governance June 28th, 2018

Assessing a Bank’s Culture Is Hard. Here’s One Way To Do It.

The sales scandal at Wells Fargo & Co. shows why directors should monitor comments on job review websites.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
Bank Services
article | Governance June 22nd, 2018

How to Recruit Younger Directors

Younger directors can provide a fresh perspective. Here’s how to get them on your board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Governance June 19th, 2018

Advice for New Bank Directors

To be effective, new bank directors have to dig in and learn how the banking industry works.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
viewpoint | Governance April 17th, 2018

Fed Raises Red Flag in Wells Action

Bank board members and executive management should take note of the Federal Reserve's statements in the letters of reprimand to Wells Fargo.

By: Christina Gattuso
article | Governance March 23rd, 2018

Health Check of Governing Documents

There are risks associated with the use of outdated governing documents. Here's how to address them.

By: Derek McGee, William Teten