Committees : Governance

Bank Services
Article | September 1st, 2021

An Onboarding Blueprint for New Directors

For many bank boards, onboarding is something they do sporadically, and yet the orientation of a new director is too important to be handled casually.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | August 17th, 2021

An Assessment of Bank Board Governance

Is your board performing to its full potential? This video explores four critical issues hindering boards’ ability to function successfully, based on Bank Director’s annual Governance Best Practices Survey: effective board oversight, board member performance, diversity and director independence.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Research | August 2nd, 2021

What Directors Think About Diversity, Independence and Credible Challenge

The 2021 Governance Best Practices Survey is divided into five modules including the board/management relationship and the role of the independent director.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | July 15th, 2021

Pandemic Complicates CEO Evaluations

Now may be a good time to review the CEO evaluation process. Find out how boards are approaching this issue in this exclusive analysis based on Bank Director’s recent surveys.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | July 9th, 2021

Tips to Navigate Top Risk Factors for Banks in 2021

Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic around credit quality, continuity planning and cybersecurity likely won’t conclude until next year.

By: Craig Sanders
Bank Services
Video | July 8th, 2021

Strategies to Address Underperforming Directors

Boards often struggle with underperforming directors. In this video, learn how to be an effective board member and how to handle members who aren’t engaged with this important work.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | June 28th, 2021

The Secrets Behind Diverse Boards

A look into the governance practices of highly diverse boards reveals an intentional focus on composition.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Video | June 24th, 2021

Governance Best Practices: Taking the Lead

Find out how boards can better drive their bank’s strategy in this video with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Partner James McAlpin Jr.

By: Jim McAlpin
Article | June 8th, 2021

ESG Principles at Work in Diversifying Governance

Shifting sentiment now means that banks that lack diversity in their corporate leadership could be subjected to shareholder lawsuits, increased regulation, and directives by stakeholders.

By: Richik Sarkar
Article | June 1st, 2021

Governance, Fraud and Corporate Culture: Sorting Through a Complicated Relationship

A bank’s ability to manage its fraud risk depends on its ability to identify and quantify how its underlying corporate culture contributes to that risk.

By: Jonathan Marks