Committees

BD Article
article | Audit June 14th, 2019

The Most Effective Bank Directors Share These Two Qualities

There is no magic formula for being an effective bank director, but there are two traits that the best tend to exhibit.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | Compensation June 11th, 2019

One Way to Compensate and Keep Your Bank’s Top Talent

Bank-owned life insurance continues to play an important role in compensation and retention strategies for key personnel, according to NFP/Equias Alliance’s trend preview and recap.

By: David Shoemaker, Ken Derks
BD Article
article | Audit June 7th, 2019

An Easy Way to Lose Sight of Critical Risks

The noise of the digital revolution threatens to drown out the fundamental risks of banking. How do the best banks keep their focus?

By: Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | Governance June 3rd, 2019

How Subchapter S Issues Could Snag a Sale

The Subchapter S election gives banks significant economic benefits, but that could be jeopardized in a sale by poor recordkeeping.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Governance May 24th, 2019

An Easy Way to Learn More About Banking

It goes without saying that bank executives and directors should strive to learn more about banking. But what should they read to do so?

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Risk May 21st, 2019

The Need for Secure Communications in the Boardroom

Best practices require boards to stop using personal email for corporate business.

By: Nick Price
BD Article
article | Governance May 17th, 2019

77 Percent of Bank Boards Approve Loans. Is That a Mistake?

Community bank directors don't have to approve loans. Yet, more than three-quarters of executives and directors say their board is involved in the process.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Audit April 26th, 2019

Here’s How to Address CECL’s Biggest Question

A debate is raging across the banking industry as to whether the new loan loss accounting standard will lessen or worsen a recession, and what banks can do about it.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance April 18th, 2019

Why Your Board’s Risk Committee Structure Matters

Boards should examine their committee structure for opportunities to enhance risk oversight. Find out more in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2019 Risk Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
viewpoint | Compensation April 17th, 2019

Review Your Director Equity Plans

Here are a few things boards and compensation committees should consider to mitigate potential risks in implementing equity incentive plans.

By: Christina Gattuso