Several factors will drive M&A in 2018, but shareholder lawsuits will remain a fact of life for the banking industry. In this video, Josh McNulty of Bracewell LLP explains how market stability and more de novo activity could drive more deals. He also addresses how boards can minimize the risk of shareholder lawsuits.

  • Three Factors Driving Buyers
  • Barriers for Sellers
  • Outlook for Shareholder Lawsuits


Josh McNulty


Josh McNulty is a partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP.  His practice primarily focuses on regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters for financial institutions.  His practice focuses on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and regulatory representation for state and national banks, holding companies and other financial institutions.  He counsels state and national banks, holding companies and other financial institutions on state and federal regulatory compliance issues, including all aspects of regulatory matters involving the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Texas Department of Banking and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  He advises clients on corporate governance, stockholder matters, shareholder agreements, fiduciary obligations and a broad range of public and private capital market transactions, including initial public offerings and private placements.