Issues : Legal

view_point | 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
BD Article
article | June 2nd, 2017

Can We Say Goodbye to Fair Lending Cases?

Banks need to worry a little less about fair lending lawsuits these days, but the issue can’t be ignored.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | December 9th, 2016

Should You Do Business With Marketplace Lenders?

There are several legal and regulatory considerations for banks doing business with marketplace lenders.

By: David Luigs, Lee Schneider, Naeha Prakash, Zila Reyes Acosta-Grimes