Issues : Legal

Article | August 3rd, 2023

Are Non-Competes on the Ropes?

Non-competes that restrict employees from going to competitors are under attack. Here’s what to know.

By: Michael Dailey, Brian Moore, Jared Phalen
Article | December 29th, 2022

New Law Ends Pre-Dispute NDAs for Workplace Sexual Harassment, Assault Disputes

What bank boards need to know about recent legislation that ends the use of pre-dispute NDAs with regard to allegations of workplace sexual harassment and assault disputes.

By: Faith Whittaker
Podcast | September 12th, 2022

Tales From Bank Boardrooms

Corporate governance guru Jim McAlpin shares stories from his almost four decades working with banks.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | March 3rd, 2022

The Role of Transfer Agents in Corporate Actions

Banks undergoing high-profile events, like mergers or spin-offs, use transfer agents to ensure everything goes smoothly.

By: Joe Conte
Article | July 6th, 2021

How to Minimize Individual Liability for Employment-Related Claims

Banks can take some preventive measures to minimize the potential liabilities that C-suite executives could face by being named in a lawsuit.

By: James Reid
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Article | June 21st, 2021

Banking’s Vaccine Dilemma

If economic recovery hinges on broad adoption of the vaccine, how can banks get their employees on board?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Viewpoint | January 13th, 2021

Thoughts on a Biden Presidency’s Impact on Banks

On Jan. 20, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Vedder Price weighs in on the impact that a Biden administration may have on banking.

By: Jim Morrissey, Mark Svalina
Article | October 6th, 2020

What Employers Need to Know about Coronavirus, Paid Leave

Banks that fail to comply with the paid leave requirements stipulated in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act do so at their peril.

By: Faith Whittaker, Michael Dailey
Article | December 3rd, 2019

Being Fair to Fairness Opinions for Directors

While fairness decisions cannot tell directors what action to take when confronted with a major decision, they can provide useful context to assist in decision-making.

By: Jeff Davis
Article | June 25th, 2018

What You Should Know About Recent Trends in 401(k) Fee Litigation

Suits are growing in number and focus, including similar 403(b) plans.

By: Jamie Fleckner, George Schneider