Contributor : Michael Shumaker

article | May 16th, 2016

Considering a Sale of the Bank? Don’t Forget the Board’s Due Diligence

Bank boards considering an offer to sell the bank should start with the strategic plan.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | December 14th, 2015

How to Get the Most out of Your Annual Reviews

This article offers a guide to conducting board evaluations and what to discuss.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | July 17th, 2015

The Link Between Board Diversity and Smart Business

Bryan Cave LLP attorneys Jim McAlpin and Michael Shumaker explain why board diversity helps corporate performance.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | February 13th, 2015

Integrating a New Product Line: Asking the Right Questions in the Boardroom

Michael Shumaker at Bryan Cave LLP writes about questions the board should ask when management wants to introduce a new product line.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | January 23rd, 2015

Is The Time Right for De Novo Banks?

We’ve seen almost no new bank charters for nearly a decade. But that may be changing.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | December 10th, 2014

Don’t Forget to Consider Deposits in an Acquisition

There are significant opportunities and risks on the deposit side of the equation.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | October 6th, 2014

Building a Better Mousetrap: Executing a Merger of Equals

Bryan Cave's Michael Shumaker writes about what is needed to complete a successful merger of equals.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | September 5th, 2014

Forming a Game Plan for TruPS

Many banks with Trust Preferred Securities are finding they can’t repay.

By: Ken Achenbach, Michael Shumaker
article | August 6th, 2014

M&A: How to Review Deals at the Board Level

Michael Shumaker of Bryan Cave LLP discusses the essential process for reviewing mergers and acquisitions.

By: Michael Shumaker