Do Banks Pay Women and Minorities Less?
One compensation consultant decided to look at her data for evidence of pay inequity....Read Article
How Mergers Can Impact Deferred Compensation Plans: Part I
What if a bank being sold has a Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP)? Could that trigger a so-called golden parachute clause with tax consequences for the acquiring bank? The answer is yes.
Changing the Way We Pay
Bank Director asks compensation committee members and CEOs what innovative changes they have made to compensation plans recently.
The FASB’s Proposal on Credit Losses: What’s the Status?
Crowe Horwath LLP describes the latest proposal from the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
The Role of the Audit Committee
John Palmer of ICS Consulting Partners reviews the basic skills and requirements that every audit committee needs be successful today.
How to Retain Key Employees: The Benefits of a SERP
Meyer-Chatfield looks at the cost and benefits of the Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan.
What’s Under the Hood: The Audit Committee’s Role in M&A Due Diligence
Justin Long of Bracewell & Giuliani shares some red flags that boards should focus on when evaluating a target bank’s compliance environment.
Stumped on How to Pay the CEO?
Bank Director’s panel of experts reveals some of the most innovative pay packages in the financial sector.
Five Factors Directors Should Consider Before Granting Equity Awards
There is widespread agreement on the need to align the interests of bank executives and shareholders. But how should boards make that happen?
Repositioning the Internal Audit from Good to Strong
Lynn McKenzie, partner with KPMG LLP, reviews what bank boards can do to improve internal audit.
Parachute Payments: Beware of the Tax Hazards
The IRS doesn’t like “golden parachutes” for public company executives. Here is what to do about the rules.