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Has the regulator implemented rules in relation to remuneration paid by banks to its staff? Not applicable. What are the key regulatory rules? What is the position concerning role based allowances?
Do you anticipate further reform in this area? Contributed by: Khan Corporate Law. There are no specific rules implemented by Central Bank of Kenya CBK in relation to the remuneration paid by banks to its staff. Members of the compensation committee are required to be independent non-executive directors with substantial knowledge about compensation arrangements, incentives and risks arising from such compensation arrangements.
As noted in response to question 1 above, there are no specific rules in relation to the remuneration paid by banks to their staff. The requirements capture various officers of a bank including:. There are no specific rules in relation to the remuneration paid by banks to their staff. We are not aware of proposed reforms in this area. No rules or legislation relating to the determination of remuneration of banking staff have been issued or implemented.
Remuneration is briefly dealt with in a gazetted determination in terms of the Banking Institutions Act No. The directors and principal officers shall not avail themselves of unreasonable bountiful remuneration, with excessive bonuses and fringe benefits relative to the profits and operations of the banking institution. There are no regulations in this regard. No regulatory rules have been issued. No disclosure requirements exist. No reforms are anticipated at this present time, according to a representative of the Bank of Namibia.
Contributed by: Engling, Stritter and Partners. There is no specific power or authority vested in the CBN to make or implement any rules regarding the remuneration paid by banks to its staff in Nigeria. However, CBN issued a mandatory code of corporate governance applicable to Nigerian Banks which contain certain compliance provisions regarding the remuneration of the management of the Bank as follows, the remuneration of:.
Securities and Exchange Commission Code of Corporate Governance CCG Remuneration for executive directors of public companies is to be performance driven and restricted to base salaries, allowances, performance bonuses and share options. Executive directors are not entitled to sitting allowances Article 5 of the CCG.
Article 14 of the CCG deals with the remuneration of the board of directors the Board of a public company.
It sets out the following rules:. Where share options are granted as part of remuneration to directors, the limits should be set in any given financial year and subject to the approval of the shareholders in general meeting. Banks and other Financial Institutions Act The CBN Code of Corporate Governance in the Banking Industry limits its regulatory scope to the remuneration of the management cadre executive and non-executive directors of the banking staff.
Generally, the payment of bonuses to bank employees does not fall within the ordinary ambit of regulatory control. Specifically, executive directors of public companies are not entitled to sitting allowances Article 5 of the CCG. Nigerian law does not ordinarily require banks or any financial institution to disclose its remuneration policy to the regulator. However, the Central Bank may in the exercise of its wide supervisory authority, require a bank to disclose specific information regarding its remuneration policy.
In respect of public companies, Article Nigerian laws are generally territorial in scope and application. There are presently no indications from legislative or regulatory activity that there would be further reforms to the regulation of remuneration in the banking industry in Nigeria.
Contributed by: Alliance Law Firm. There are no specific banking sector regulations, however the Labor Institutions Wage Order which came into force on July 1, provides for the minimum wages sector wise including the financial sector. The Regulator has not implemented any rules in relation to the remuneration paid by banks to its staff. The Regulator has not implemented any rules concerning role based allowances.
There is no requirement to disclose the remuneration policy to the regulator. However, the regulator is obligated to survey all the banks systems, including the remuneration policy, on an annual basis.
Not at the moment. However these rules are reviewed on an annual basis at the end of every financial year. The regulator Bank of Zambia has not implemented any rules in relation to remuneration paid to bank employees.
The remuneration paid by a bank to each employee is subject to specific employer-employee contracts negotiated by the parties. The regulator has not provided any rules.
There are no key regulatory rules. Any provisions with respect to allowances if any are governed by specific employer-employee contracts that a bank may have entered into with individual staff.
We do not anticipate any or further reform in this area. Contributed by: Corpus Legal Practitioners. Neither the Banking Act nor the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act contain provisions relating to the regulation of the remuneration of employees in the banking sector by the regulator.
The position has been confirmed with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe who indicated that the RBZ simply monitors the governance policies of the banks but issues relating to salaries and benefits are determined internally by the individual banks with no interference from the RBZ.
Contributed by: Engling, Stritter and Partners Nigeria Has the regulator implemented rules in relation to remuneration paid by banks to its staff? However, CBN issued a mandatory code of corporate governance applicable to Nigerian Banks which contain certain compliance provisions regarding the remuneration of the management of the Bank as follows, the remuneration of: executive directors are to be determined by a committee of non-executive directors Article 5.
The Board should approve the remuneration of each executive director including the CEO individually taking into consideration direct relevance of skill and experience to the company at that time. Only non-executive directors should be involved in decisions regarding the remuneration of executive directors. Where share options are adopted as part of executive remuneration or compensation, the Board should ensure that they are not priced at a discount except with the authorization of the SEC.
Any such deferred compensation should not be exercisable until one year after the expiration of the minimum tenor of directorship. Contributed by: Alliance Law Firm Tanzania Has the regulator implemented rules in relation to remuneration paid by banks to its staff? Uganda Has the regulator implemented rules in relation to remuneration paid by banks to its staff? Contributed by: Corpus Legal Practitioners Zimbabwe Has the regulator implemented rules in relation to remuneration paid by banks to its staff?
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