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12 Questions Directors Should Ask About New Bank Activities

12 Questions Directors Should Ask About New Bank Activities

They will help boards find balance between stakeholder interests and maintaining appropriate risk management.

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  • Article | Compensation
  • April 20th, 2012

Will Citigroup Shareholders’ “No” Vote Change the Compensation Game?

Citigroup is the largest bank to fail say-on-pay. How will that impact the industry?

  • Article | Audit
  • April 11th, 2012

Experts: Risk will be key issue in 2012

Banking experts highlight the top issues facing audit committees in the coming year.

  • Article | Lending
  • April 9th, 2012

A Butterfly Flaps Its Wings In Europe

The combination of the U.S. financial crisis and the fallout from the European debt crisis may be creating an opportunity for community and regional banks to retake market share lost over the past 20 years.

  • Article | Governance
  • March 29th, 2012

Part 4: Best Practices for Bank Boards

Avoid burnout on the board, develop real leadership and schedule special meetings to look at the big picture, says Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP.

  • Interview | Audit
  • March 15th, 2012

Top Issues for Audit Committees in 2012 and Beyond

In preparation for our upcoming Bank Audit Committee Conference this June, Bank Director asked audit committee chairmen what their committees are grappling with in the year ahead.

  • Article | Compensation
  • March 12th, 2012

Directors’ Accountability for Ensuring Risk-Based Compensation Programs

With regulatory pressure mounting with the pending release of Dodd-Frank regulations, directors will have an increased mandate to ensure compensation practices are risk-appropriate.

  • Article | Governance
  • March 7th, 2012

Sharing Directors Brings Added Experience to Your Board, But Could Cause Problems

Before sharing directors with another bank, think about the potential liability, says Jonathan Hightower of Bryan Cave LLP.

  • Article | Compensation
  • February 29th, 2012

The Movement to Redefine Compensation, Cost and Control in the Era of Consolidation

Don’t execute a merger without fully understanding the compensation plans you’re inheriting, says Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors.

  • Video | Lending
  • February 20th, 2012

Lending in an Uncertain Economic Environment

Joe Evans, Chairman and CEO of State Bank Financial Corp out of Atlanta, shares his lending strategy in a weak economy and tumultuous real estate market in Georgia.

  • Article | Governance
  • February 15th, 2012

Looking Beyond the CEO: How Well Does Your Board Evaluate High Potentials?

Directors need to take a far more active oversight role in overall management succession, not just in CEO succession. The question is: how?