Compensation

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 16th, 2011

Structuring Director Pay: How Other Banks Do It

Grant Thornton LLP looks at median bank director pay packages in the face of increased regulation and workloads.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 9th, 2011

Trends in CEO Pay: Work Now, Get Paid Later

The financial crisis has vastly changed the way banks pay their chief executives. Even with long-term restricted stock and smaller salary increases, pay is on the way up.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 7th, 2011

New Compensation Rules and Their Impact on Small Banks

The requirements of Section 956 are applicable to financial institutions over $1 billion in assets, but some key provisions may serve as guidance for best practices for smaller banks.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 5th, 2011

2011 Shareholder Voting Trends - Preparing for 2012 Say on Pay

Shareholder advisory votes on pay packages were mandated with little notice for the 2011 proxy season, leaving limited resources and time to prepare. But it's not too late to get a positive say-on-pay result in 2012.

  • Video | Compensation
  • December 1st, 2011

Incentive Compensation Plans: The New Normal

In this video, Robert Ventura, Compensation Committee Chairman, talks about the new normal at First Commonwealth Financial Corp. and how they handled their biggest challenge over the past year.

  • Video | Compensation
  • November 28th, 2011

Balance the Challenge: Executive Compensation & Shareholder Value

Advice compensation committees can use to maximize benefits and structure executive agreements to actually enhance shareholder value.

  • 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
  • November 10th, 2011

Bank Salaries Creeping Upward

A recent survey conducted by Crowe Horwath LLP shows a modest increase in bank employee salaries, while CEO pay has rebounded after declining the year before.

  • Article | Compensation
  • November 10th, 2011

Using an ESOP to Raise Capital

An overview of the benefits of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and how they might help a bank raise capital.

  • Video | Compensation
  • November 7th, 2011
  • DirectorCorps

The Board's Role in Developing Compensation Plans

A video overview on what board members should consider when designing effective compensation plans.