On June 21, 2010, the federal banking agencies adopted a final rule on incentive compensation that will add to the responsibilities of bank directors in overseeing compensation paid by their respective banks.

AABD is opposed to rules that unnecessarily restrict the authority of a bank’s board of directors and its compensation committee to decide how to use compensation to attract, retain, and motivate officers and other employees.

Article on ‘Compensation risk analysis: The Bank Director’s Role by AABD Executive Director David Baris

Letter from AABD to Secretary Johnson of the Federal Reserve regarding Incentive Compensation Guidance