Governance

  • Article | Governance
  • 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.

  • Article | Governance
  • February 10th, 2012
  • DirectorCorps

A Director’s Guide to Corporate Governance 101

  • Article | Governance
  • 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.

  • White Paper | Governance
  • December 8th, 2011
  • DirectorCorps

Why Minutes Matter: Best Practices for Corporate Secretaries

Boards of banks should reexamine best practices for minutes, which serve as the official record of board activity, in light of the current economic and regulatory environment.

  • Article | Governance
  • December 2nd, 2011

Part 2: Best Practices for Bank Boards

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

  • Video | Governance
  • December 1st, 2011

Evaluating The CEO's Performance

In this short video, Robert Venture, Compensation Committee Chairmen for First Commonwealth Financial Corp., shares his bank’s strategy for conducting an effective evaluation of the CEO from the top down.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 7th, 2011

Succession Planning Without Three Envelopes

Succession planning takes hard work and boards tend to make it a task instead of a strategy. Or, you could use the three envelope approach.

  • White Paper | Governance
  • August 9th, 2011
  • DirectorCorps

Role of the Board Overview

Jack Milligan of Bank Director lays out the roles and responsibilities for board members in today's environment.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 25th, 2011

Do the Europeans have it right?

U.S. bank boards tend to have older members, fewer financial experts and more people busy with outside jobs than their European counterparts.

  • Training | Governance
  • July 10th, 2011
  • DirectorCorps

Are You Ready to Replace Your CEO?

Picking the bank's next leader is one of the most important tasks of the board. Here's how to do it (and not to do it), according to an experienced executive search consultant and a management professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.