Governance

  • Article | Governance
  • September 12th, 2019
  • Bank Services

Best Practices for Onboarding New Directors

Joining a bank board doesn’t have to be a confusing experience for new members. Here are some practical takeaways for creating thoughtful, educational onboarding programs.

  • Viewpoint | Governance
  • July 17th, 2019

Board Compensation, Diversity Under Scrutiny

Large institutional investors, proxy advisory firms and legislators are beginning to put significant focus on board diversity.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 2nd, 2019

Outsourcing the Service, Not the Oversight

Boards need to ensure they exercise meaningful oversight of a bank’s relationships with fintech partners.

  • Article | Governance
  • June 25th, 2019

Community Bank Succession Planning in Seven Steps

Community bank boards can address the all-important need to plan for the CEO’s successor with a few simple steps.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 24th, 2019
  • BD Article

An Easy Way to Learn More About Banking

It goes without saying that bank executives and directors should strive to learn more about banking. But what should they read to do so?

  • Article | Governance
  • May 17th, 2019
  • BD Article

77 Percent of Bank Boards Approve Loans. Is That a Mistake?

Community bank directors don't have to approve loans. Yet, more than three-quarters of executives and directors say their board is involved in the process.

  • Article | Governance
  • April 18th, 2019
  • Bank Services

Why Your Board’s Risk Committee Structure Matters

Boards should examine their committee structure for opportunities to enhance risk oversight. Find out more in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2019 Risk Survey.

  • Article | Governance
  • March 18th, 2019

12 Questions Directors Should Ask About New Bank Activities

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

  • Article | Governance
  • February 22nd, 2019
  • BD Article

Will More Banks Form this Uncommon Board Committee?

Find out why Huntington Bancshares created a separate standing committee to address one of the industry’s biggest threats.

  • Article | Governance
  • January 23rd, 2019

Why Directors Should Not Fear Board Evaluations

The most successful boards conduct regular evaluations that improve governance—and the bank.

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