Do Banks Pay Women and Minorities Less?
One compensation consultant decided to look at her data for evidence of pay inequity....Read Article
Best Practices for Your Compensation Committee
Susan O’Donnell of Meridian Compensation Partners offers some advice on what compensation committees should do in a challenging and changing landscape.
Tax Due Diligence: It’s Not Just for Acquisitions
How do you know if your bank is handling tax accounting correctly? Sheryl Vander Baan of Crowe Horwath LLP helps boards handle oversight of this critical issue.
How to Handle a Borrower’s Lawsuit
Jerry Blanchard partner at Bryan Cave LLP writes about lender liability and how banks should protect themselves.
Emerging Trends in How Banks Pay the Board
Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell and Daniel Rodda address how to determine board pay, what role equity should play, and whether retainers should replace board meeting fees.
The Changing Landscape for Incentive Pay
Mike Blanchard of Blanchard Consulting Group writes about ways banks are changing incentive pay to reflect a pay-for-performance culture.
The Board’s Role in Succession Planning
Attorneys at Barack Ferrazzano discuss the board’s fiduciary duty in succession planning, questions to ask management, and how to address board succession.
Succession at the Top: Lessons Learned from CEO Transitions
Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates, Inc., draws on his experiences with succession planning to offer advice for boards.
Designing Annual Incentives to Improve Pay for Performance
Pearl Meyer & Partners looks at what banks do to reward performance of executives, and how to structure incentive plans well.
Part I: Best Practices of Bank Boards
Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP offers the top 10 best practices for bank boards, culled from his and his partners’ experiences attending hundreds of board meetings during the past several decades.
Banks Pay Higher Salaries, But There is More Turnover
Crowe Horwath LLP reports on its annual Financial Institutions Compensation Survey.