Issues : Legal
Legal Protections for Acquiring Banks
Here's what acquirers should know about protecting the bank in an acquisition.
When the Gloves Come Off
Why is CapStar Financial suing one of its biggest shareholders?
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.
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.
Should You Do Business With Marketplace Lenders?
There are several legal and regulatory considerations for banks doing business with marketplace lenders.
Are Your Owners Violating the Change in Bank Control Act?
This law is probably one of the most unintentionally violated in all of banking.
Why Not Having an Employment Contract With Bank Officers Will Hurt You
Alan Marcuis and Amber Rogers write about the potential benefits of employment agreements.
It’s Time to Add Legal Analysis to the Due Diligence Process
Banks typically analyze financial issues when valuing a bank before a possible sale or acquisition. But should they be adding legal due diligence to the valuation analysis?
Policing Your S Corporation Status: Six Simple Steps
The death or divorce of a shareholder in an S corporation can have major consequences for everybody else.
CFPB Takes Aim at Class Action Waivers in Arbitration
Expect the rules to change regarding contracts with arbitration clauses.