Financial Institution Insights

Executive Compensation in the Banking Industry

Emerging Trends and Best Practices 2018

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Introduction This is Meridian’s fifth year tracking executive compensation practices at U.S. banks with assets above $10 billion. One theme remains consistent: programs continue to evolve. As we entered the 2018 year, companies invested much time and energy calculating the…

Executive Compensation in the Banking Industry

Emerging Trends and Best Practices 2016-2017

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Introduction Bank executive compensation practices continue to evolve, as does the regulatory influence on pay programs. Eight years after the Dodd Frank Act was signed, incentive compensation rules under Section 956 of the Act remain outstanding and seem unlikely to…

Assessing Your Say-on-Pay Vote

What directors should understand about say-on-pay voting and how to improve results in the future.

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As banks prepare for their annual shareholder meetings, most will have a say-on-pay vote where shareholders indicate whether they sup­port the executive compensation program. This process has pressured companies to improve their compensation disclosures and clearly explain their pay practices…

When Constituency Compensation Expectations Collide

NYSE Board Governance Series: Discussion Of Relative Performance, Peer/industry Indices, and Regulatory Issues for Financial Institutions

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Members of the banking industry–and other regulated industries–have different expectations than members of other industries when it comes to executive compensation consulting. Watch Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell sit down with TK Kerstetter of the NYSE Governance Series to discuss…