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  • Article | Legal
  • November 13th, 2012

Will the New Rules on Compensation Risk Really Help?

Legal experts generally think compensation rules will do little to make the banking system safer.

  • Article | Legal
  • October 31st, 2012

The New Proposed Mortgage Regulations: One Size Fits All?

Should everyone be subjected to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage rules?

  • Article | Legal
  • October 9th, 2012

Should Big Banks Be Broken Up?

Bank attorneys discuss whether the big banks should be dismantled for the sake of the U.S. economy.

  • Article | Legal
  • September 28th, 2012

Foreign Banks Watch Out: A Look at Liquidation Law in New York

Weil attorneys Derrick Cephas and Dimia Fogam talk about New York’s ring-fencing law, which allows creditors to lay claim against the New York assets of foreign banks.

  • Article | Legal
  • September 10th, 2012

European Crisis: Should US Banks Be Concerned?

In an interconnected world, are Europe’s problems our own? We asked legal experts their take.

  • White Paper | Legal
  • September 5th, 2012

Dodd-Frank, Basel III and the Age of Uncertainty

Sullivan & Cromwell attorneys discuss the many things that remain unresolved under the new regulatory regime.

  • Article | Legal
  • August 29th, 2012

How Will Basel III Impact Banks?

Bank attorneys by and large think Basel III will hurt lending.

  • Article | Legal
  • August 24th, 2012

How to Win the Regulators’ Approval

Since a good relationship with regulators is paramount, Bank Director polled attorneys and former regulators on what they found to be the best “first steps” in achieving this.

  • Article | Legal
  • July 30th, 2012

When Should You Hire A General Counsel?

Bank Director asks attorneys for their opinions on when a bank should hire its own in-house legal expert.

  • Article | Legal
  • July 24th, 2012

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Going Private

Bank Director magazine talks to Bruce Bennett, co-head of Covington & Burling LLP’s securities practice, about the impact of the JOBS Act on banks and thrifts.