Issues : Legal
Who is Jack Lew?
Our panel of attorneys debate the impact of Jack Lew becoming the new secretary of the U.S. Treasury.
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.
M&A Post-Closing Legal Claims: Negotiating the Best Deal
Baird Holm attorney Adam Kirshenbaum offers five steps to negotiating post-closing indemnification agreements.
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?
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.
Bank Attorney Panel: Expect a Slight Increase in Mergers and Acquisitions Next Year
Bank attorneys make predictions about M&A in 2013.
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.
Standard Chartered and Anti-Money Laundering: Trends to Watch
Recent enforcement actions against Standard Chartered show the difficulty of challenging U.S. regulators, explains Ropes and Gray LLP.
Will the New Rules on Compensation Risk Really Help?
Legal experts generally think compensation rules will do little to make the banking system safer.
The New Proposed Mortgage Regulations: One Size Fits All?
Should everyone be subjected to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage rules?