Contributor : Kelsey Weaver

article | August 29th, 2012

How Will Basel III Impact Banks?

Bank attorneys by and large think Basel III will hurt lending.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | August 24th, 2012

How to Win the Regulators’ Approval

Since a good relationship with regulators is paramount, Bank Director polled attorneys and former regulators on what they found to be the best “first steps” in achieving this.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | July 30th, 2012

When Should You Hire A General Counsel?

Bank Director asks attorneys for their opinions on when a bank should hire its own in-house legal expert.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | July 4th, 2012

International M&A: Will China Buy More U.S. Banks?

Attorneys weigh in on the role they think international acquirers will play over the next two to three years.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | June 26th, 2012

Volcker Rule: Hero or Villain?

We asked legal experts whether they thought the Volcker rule would serve its purpose of lowering the risk profiles for large banks. Their answer? A resounding no.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | June 20th, 2012

Debate: How Will the CFPB Impact Banks?

Attorneys predict how the CFPB will affect the sector and discuss the impact they’ve seen so far.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | May 30th, 2012

Should the $10 Billion Threshold For Risk Committees Be Lowered?

A panel of attorneys weigh in on whether boards should have separate risk committees.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | May 25th, 2012

Lessons Learned from FDIC Lawsuits

Attorneys weigh in on the best way to avoid getting sued.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | May 18th, 2012

Should Bank Directors Approve Loans?

In an age when directors are getting sued for serving on the loan committee, we asked bank attorneys whether directors should be involved in loan approvals, and if so, how.

By: Kelsey WEaver