Legal

  • Article | Legal
  • October 18th, 2016

Are Your Owners Violating the Change in Bank Control Act?

This law is probably one of the most unintentionally violated in all of banking.

  • Article | Legal
  • May 9th, 2016

Why Not Having an Employment Contract With Bank Officers Will Hurt You

Alan Marcuis and Amber Rogers write about the potential benefits of employment agreements.

  • Article | Legal
  • February 22nd, 2016

It’s Time to Add Legal Analysis to the Due Diligence Process

Banks typically analyze financial issues when valuing a bank before a possible sale or acquisition. But should they be adding legal due diligence to the valuation analysis?

  • Article | Legal
  • December 30th, 2015

Policing Your S Corporation Status: Six Simple Steps

The death or divorce of a shareholder in an S corporation can have major consequences for everybody else.

  • Article | Legal
  • November 30th, 2015

CFPB Takes Aim at Class Action Waivers in Arbitration

Expect the rules to change regarding contracts with arbitration clauses.

  • Article | Legal
  • November 25th, 2015

Mastering the Art of Unsolicited Takeovers

Frank Mayer III of Dinsmore & Shohl describes what a board should do if it receives an unsolicited offer.

  • Viewpoint | Legal
  • October 26th, 2015

Making the Tough Call on Trust Preferred Securities

Before the onset of the economic crisis, many institutions, seeing growth opportunities ahead, established trust subsidiaries that issued trust preferred securities.

  • Article | Legal
  • October 16th, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling Could Impact Your Bank

Financial institutions may see more discrimination cases and here's why.

  • Article | Legal
  • September 9th, 2015

You’ve Been Sued. Now What?

This article describes how to mitigate the risks of common foreclosure-related counterclaims.

  • Video | Legal
  • August 21st, 2015
  • DirectorCorps

Banks Decide to Fight Lawsuit

ConnectOne Bancorp's Chairman and CEO Frank Sorrentino discusses the bank's decision to fight a shareholder lawsuit and how it paid off.

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