Contributor : cgattuso
Revisiting the Importance of Documenting Board Oversight
The recent court case, Marchand v. Barnhill, should remind directors of what is required to fulfill their duty of loyalty and their responsibilities.
Review Your Director Equity Plans
Here are a few things boards and compensation committees should consider to mitigate potential risks in implementing equity incentive plans.
What You Need to Know About the OCC’s Fintech Charter
On July 31, 2018, the OCC said it will begin accepting applications for a special purpose national bank charter designed specifically for fintech companies.
Fed Raises Red Flag in Wells Action
Bank board members and executive management should take note of the Federal Reserve's statements in the letters of reprimand to Wells Fargo.
How an OCC Fintech Charter Could Benefit the Underserved
The problem of the underserved in the financial sector is a global issue.
Scrutiny Coming for Third-Party Lending
Regulators could independently or collectively, clarify and expand their existing third-party risk management guidance.
Using Big Data in Compliance with Consumer Protection Laws
While there are many potential advantages to the use of big data, recent statements and reports by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission have raised concerns.
Acquiring a Wealth Management Firm
Christina Gattuso, a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, discusses the legal considerations of buying an investment advisory firm, how to value such firms and whether regulatory approval is needed.