Grant Thornton LLP looks at median bank director pay packages in the face of increased regulation and workloads.
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.
The requirements of Section 956 are applicable to financial institutions over $1 billion in assets, but some key provisions may serve as guidance for best practices for smaller banks.
Shareholder advisory votes on pay packages were mandated with little notice for the 2011 proxy season, leaving limited resources and time to prepare. But it's not too late to get a positive say-on-pay result in 2012.
This is the second in a series of articles by Jim McAplin of Bryan Cave LLP on the 10 best practices for bank boards.
Advice compensation committees can use to maximize benefits and structure executive agreements to actually enhance shareholder value.
Five steps to diversifying your loan portfolio.
Don Norman, a partner at Chicago-based law firm Barack Ferrazzano, discusses some of the important issues faced by bank directors and executives as they approach year-end.
A roundtable discussion shows how bank directors are handling new challenges in compensation oversight.
The latest loan delinquency rate survey from the American Bankers Association says more loans are 30 days or more past due. Could job cuts in the public sector be the cause?