Contributor : cgattuso

view_point | October 17th, 2019

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.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

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.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | October 17th, 2018

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.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 17th, 2018

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.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 17th, 2017

How an OCC Fintech Charter Could Benefit the Underserved

The problem of the underserved in the financial sector is a global issue.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | October 17th, 2016

Scrutiny Coming for Third-Party Lending

Regulators could independently or collectively, clarify and expand their existing third-party risk management guidance.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 15th, 2016

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.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 25th, 2014

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.

By: Christina Gattuso