Issues : Legal

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
BD Article
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 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: James 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
Article | May 1st, 2018

The Dos and Don’ts of Shareholder Recordkeeping for Private Banks

What you should – and should not – be doing with investor records.

By: Pat Tracey
Video | April 3rd, 2018

Legal Protections for Acquiring Banks

Here's what acquirers should know about protecting the bank in an acquisition.

By: Adam Maier
BD Article
Article | December 1st, 2017

When the Gloves Come Off

Why is CapStar Financial suing one of its biggest shareholders?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | September 8th, 2017

Banks Face Continuing Legal Challenge Servicing Marijuana Growers

Nearly 30 states have now legalized marijuana for recreational or medical purposes, but banks still face problems servicing marijuana growers.

By: Susan Zaunbrecher