Committees

article | June 24th, 2011

Audit Committee 101: Back to Basics

Robert Fleetwood, partner for Chicago-based law firm Barack Ferrazzanno and Todd Sprang, partner at the CPA firm Clifton Gunderson, share best practices to improve your audit committee’s performance.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
article | June 8th, 2011

The Internal Auditor’s Role in Regulatory Compliance

Michele Sullivan, partner at Crowe Horwath, outlines the role of a bank's internal audit department and how to ensure an effective compliance management program.

By: Michele Sullivan
article | June 6th, 2011

What Falling Home Prices Mean for Banks

The latest home price data makes for grim reading, and it's not good news for the banking industry.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | May 11th, 2011

Fair Value and the Allowance for Credit Losses: What Does the Future Hold?

Sydney Garmong, partner in financial institutions services with Crowe Horwath LLP, discusses the proposed changes to fair value and allowance for credit losses.

By: Sydney Garmong, Michael Blanchard
Bank Services
article | April 8th, 2011

Five Questions the Compensation Committees Should Consider when Evaluating the CEO

As banking regulators begin to demand further risk analysis or modeling to better understand pay-performance relationships, Susan O'Donnell, managing partner for Pearl Meyers & Partners suggests compensation committees consider conducting five types of additional scenario analysis or modeling.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director