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  • Article | Regulation
  • April 6th, 2012

The Impact of the JOBS Act on Banks

Some banks may save money if they don’t have to register their securities. The law also may provide an incentive to deregister public companies.

  • Article | Regulation
  • April 2nd, 2012

Community bankers fight back

Feeling that the legislative tide has turned against them, a number of state banking associations are getting together to raise money for federal elections.

  • Article | Regulation
  • March 28th, 2012

The Double-Barreled Regulatory Assault on Retail Banking

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ushered in a new—and an oddly schizophrenic—regulatory regime for retail bankers.

  • Article | Regulation
  • March 21st, 2012

CFPB’s New Director Promises to View Community Banks Differently

“When the world went mad around us, you did not stray,’’ Richard Cordray tells a crowd at the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention and Techworld.

  • Article | Regulation
  • March 19th, 2012

Regulators to bankers: We Hear You

FDIC’s Martin Gruenberg and OCC’s John Walsh address community bankers at ICBA convention.

  • Article | Regulation
  • February 3rd, 2012

OCC’s Walsh: “I feel your pain”

The OCC’s John Walsh tells a crowd at Bank Director conference that Dodd-Frank is unlikely to be repealed.

  • Article | Regulation
  • January 27th, 2012

Regulatory Game Changers and How to Deal with Them

How banks can approach the new regulations in a constructive manner, and how the new rules have changed the regulatory landscape.

  • Article | Regulation
  • January 18th, 2012

Why We Need the CFPB

People in the financial industry have been criticizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here’s why it’s not such a bad thing.

  • White Paper | Regulation
  • January 11th, 2012
  • DirectorCorps

What Boards Need to Know About Sarbanes-Oxley

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP reviews what boards need to know about the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the key requirements of SOX.

  • Video | Regulation
  • January 6th, 2012

Regulatory Relations: Dos and Don’ts for the Board

John Geiringer from the Chicago-based law firm of Barack Ferrazzano outlines what the board should and should not do when engaging with the regulators.