Accounting, finance & control

Conduct cause of problems poorly performing banks

July 29, 2014 | 1 min read

The poorly performing banks took more risks without achieving a higher return, says Kees Cools, professor of Corporate Finance and Governance TIAS/Tilburg University.

Studies show that poorly performing American banks had their supervision and Governance in order; the problems were caused by their conduct.

The bonuses of the CEOs of poorly performing banks were ten times as high as the fixed salary; the bonus was the only thing that counted.

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