Legal

  • Article | Legal
  • December 1st, 2017
  • BD Article

When the Gloves Come Off

Why is CapStar Financial suing one of its biggest shareholders?

  • Article | Legal
  • 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.

  • Article | Legal
  • June 2nd, 2017
  • BD Article

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.

  • Article | Legal
  • December 9th, 2016

Should You Do Business With Marketplace Lenders?

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

  • Article | Legal
  • October 18th, 2016

Are Your Owners Violating the Change in Bank Control Act?

This law is probably one of the most unintentionally violated in all of banking.

  • Article | Legal
  • May 9th, 2016

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.

  • Article | Legal
  • February 22nd, 2016

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?

  • Article | Legal
  • December 30th, 2015

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.

  • Article | Legal
  • November 30th, 2015

CFPB Takes Aim at Class Action Waivers in Arbitration

Expect the rules to change regarding contracts with arbitration clauses.

  • Article | Legal
  • November 25th, 2015

Mastering the Art of Unsolicited Takeovers

Frank Mayer III of Dinsmore & Shohl describes what a board should do if it receives an unsolicited offer.

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