Contributor : Jonathan Hightower
Banks should continue M&A planning, albeit with different considerations given the widespread uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus and its impact on banks.
Branch deals have unique considerations that prospective bidders should keep in mind before submitting a bid.
In an environment of potential deregulation, boards should focus on improving their own regulatory oversight powers.
Commercial real estate concentrations and a potential rise in rates could impact M&A in 2017.
Beyond the more traditional non-financial considerations, an increasing number of sellers now focus on the buyer’s ability to move quickly from a letter of intent to an announced transaction.
Michael Shumaker and Jonathan Hightower of Bryan Cave LLP write about how a change to the deposit insurance assessment calculation impacts banks below $10 billion in assets.
A congressional change to the Federal Reserve’s Small Bank Holding Company Policy spells more options for community banks.
A look at how regular self examinations can identify potential internal and external challenges that the bank may face.
Jonathan Hightower at Bryan Cave LLP looks at topics to address at the board level.
Bank directors should be wary of discussing M&A deals with potential partners without the knowledge of the full board. Bryan Cave's Jonathan Hightower explains why.