Committees

interview | March 15th, 2012

Top Issues for Audit Committees in 2012 and Beyond

In preparation for our upcoming Bank Audit Committee Conference this June, Bank Director asked audit committee chairmen what their committees are grappling with in the year ahead.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | March 12th, 2012

Directors’ Accountability for Ensuring Risk-Based Compensation Programs

With regulatory pressure mounting with the pending release of Dodd-Frank regulations, directors will have an increased mandate to ensure compensation practices are risk-appropriate.

By: Laura Hay
article | March 7th, 2012

Sharing Directors Brings Added Experience to Your Board, But Could Cause Problems

Before sharing directors with another bank, think about the potential liability, says Jonathan Hightower of Bryan Cave LLP.

By: Jonathan Hightower
article | February 29th, 2012

The Movement to Redefine Compensation, Cost and Control in the Era of Consolidation

Don’t execute a merger without fully understanding the compensation plans you’re inheriting, says Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors.

By: Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors
video | February 20th, 2012

Lending in an Uncertain Economic Environment

Joe Evans, Chairman and CEO of State Bank Financial Corp out of Atlanta, shares his lending strategy in a weak economy and tumultuous real estate market in Georgia.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | February 15th, 2012

Looking Beyond the CEO: How Well Does Your Board Evaluate High Potentials?

Directors need to take a far more active oversight role in overall management succession, not just in CEO succession. The question is: how?

By: Jack O'Kelley
article | February 13th, 2012

Part 3: Best Practices for Bank Boards

This is the third part in a series of articles by Jim McAplin of Bryan Cave LLP on the 10 best practices for bank boards.

By: Jim McAlpin
article | January 20th, 2012

Managing the Board and CEO Relationship During Times of Stress

Whether your bank board is currently experiencing some form of board level conflict or stress as a result of the recent credit crisis, or if it is one of the few boards free of it for the time being, this article will guide you through various tactics for resolving disputes.

By: Christopher Zinski, Stephen G. Morrissette
article | December 16th, 2011

Structuring Director Pay: How Other Banks Do It

Grant Thornton LLP looks at median bank director pay packages in the face of increased regulation and workloads.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | December 9th, 2011

Trends in CEO Pay: Work Now, Get Paid Later

The financial crisis has vastly changed the way banks pay their chief executives. Even with long-term restricted stock and smaller salary increases, pay is on the way up.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director