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FINDING TALENT FOR THE BANK’S FUTURE

Finding Talent For The Bank’s Future

Here are three considerations for CEO succession planning.

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  • Article | Compensation
  • November 21st, 2011

You Are Not Alone: Reflections on Compensation and Succession Planning Problems

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.

  • Article | Compensation
  • October 11th, 2011

The Down and Dirty of Compensation Risk

A roundtable discussion shows how bank directors are handling new challenges in compensation oversight.

  • Article | Lending
  • October 7th, 2011

Delinquency rates tick upward: Blame the Government

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?

  • Article | Lending
  • October 3rd, 2011

Twist This

The Federal Reserve’s Operation Twist is putting pressure on bank interest margins. Will it make the banks lend more?

  • Article | Compensation
  • September 23rd, 2011

Troubled financial institutions face their own compensation restrictions

Many more banks and thrifts are finding themselves subject to new compensation restrictions when they fall into the “troubled” category.

  • Article | Lending
  • September 13th, 2011

What Have We Wrought? How Can We Atone?

A look into what it will take to rebuild the depleted credit talent pool in the banking industry, from someone who trains bankers. The first step is to admit there's a problem.

  • Research | Compensation
  • September 8th, 2011

Bank directors work more hours for less pay

Bank Director’s latest Compensation Survey shows that bank directors on smaller bank boards work more hours than they did last year; and in many cases, they are paid less.

  • 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.

  • Article | Lending
  • August 24th, 2011

Has Lending Turned a Corner?

Small and mid-sized banks appear to be beefing up their loan portfolios while the big banks stay low.

  • Interview | Lending
  • August 19th, 2011

The Loan Conundrum

Kentucky-based Republic Bancorp’s CEO talks about how he grows his profits and loans in economic and regulatory uncertainty.