Issues : Legal

article | Legal May 9th, 2013

Cyber Attacks: The Three Most Important Steps a Board Can Take

Legal experts discuss how to protect your bank from Internet security threats.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | Legal May 2nd, 2013

Waiting for Volcker

The Volcker Rule still is not in effect. What is holding it up?

By: Donald Lamson
article | Legal February 25th, 2013

You Just Got an Unsolicited Offer: Now What?

We asked attorneys what the proper protocol is when you get an unsolicited offer.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | Legal February 13th, 2013

Who is Jack Lew?

Our panel of attorneys debate the impact of Jack Lew becoming the new secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | Legal February 5th, 2013

How Will the CFPB’s New Mortgage Rules Impact the Market?

A panel of attorneys addresses how the government’s definition of qualified mortgages will change the industry.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | Legal January 28th, 2013

M&A Post-Closing Legal Claims: Negotiating the Best Deal

Baird Holm attorney Adam Kirshenbaum offers five steps to negotiating post-closing indemnification agreements.

By: Adam Kirshenbaum
article | Legal January 23rd, 2013

The Good Side of Dodd-Frank: How the Law Will Benefit the Banking Industry

BMO's general counsel and others weigh in: Is there anything good about Dodd-Frank?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
white_paper | Legal January 11th, 2013

The Corporate First Responder: 15 Questions to Consider When a Corporate Crisis Strikes

Sullivan & Cromwell partners provide a list of questions organizations should review when there has been a law violation.

By: Michael Wiseman, Sharon Nelles, Marc Trevino
article | Legal December 10th, 2012

Bank Attorney Panel: Expect a Slight Increase in Mergers and Acquisitions Next Year

Bank attorneys make predictions about M&A in 2013.

By: Kelsey WEaver
article | Legal November 26th, 2012

Being Public: Is It Worth It?

In light of the JOBS Act’s liberalization of public reporting laws, attorneys weigh in on the benefits and drawbacks of being a publicly traded bank or thrift.

By: Kelsey WEaver