Issues : Legal
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?
The death or divorce of a shareholder in an S corporation can have major consequences for everybody else.
Expect the rules to change regarding contracts with arbitration clauses.
Frank Mayer III of Dinsmore & Shohl describes what a board should do if it receives an unsolicited offer.
Before the onset of the economic crisis, many institutions, seeing growth opportunities ahead, established trust subsidiaries that issued trust preferred securities.
Financial institutions may see more discrimination cases and here's why.
This article describes how to mitigate the risks of common foreclosure-related counterclaims.
ConnectOne Bancorp's Chairman and CEO Frank Sorrentino discusses the bank's decision to fight a shareholder lawsuit and how it paid off.
Chet Fenimore and Derek McGee look at the ways privately held banks can facilitate liquidity for shareholders.
Bank Director’s legal panel describes what the board should do when receiving a whistleblower complaint.