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  • Article | Legal
  • July 4th, 2012

International M&A: Will China Buy More U.S. Banks?

Attorneys weigh in on the role they think international acquirers will play over the next two to three years.

  • Article | Legal
  • June 26th, 2012

Volcker Rule: Hero or Villain?

We asked legal experts whether they thought the Volcker rule would serve its purpose of lowering the risk profiles for large banks. Their answer? A resounding no.

  • Article | Legal
  • June 20th, 2012

Debate: How Will the CFPB Impact Banks?

Attorneys predict how the CFPB will affect the sector and discuss the impact they’ve seen so far.

  • Article | Legal
  • June 5th, 2012

FDIC Lawsuits: Avoiding the Worst Outcome

While the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. lawsuits paint a picture of inattentive, runaway directors and officers, a number of the practices that the FDIC found objectionable could be found at many healthy institutions.

  • Article | Legal
  • May 30th, 2012

Should the $10 Billion Threshold For Risk Committees Be Lowered?

A panel of attorneys weigh in on whether boards should have separate risk committees.

  • Article | Legal
  • May 25th, 2012

Lessons Learned from FDIC Lawsuits

Attorneys weigh in on the best way to avoid getting sued.

  • Article | Legal
  • May 18th, 2012

Should Bank Directors Approve Loans?

In an age when directors are getting sued for serving on the loan committee, we asked bank attorneys whether directors should be involved in loan approvals, and if so, how.

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