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The twin pressures of succession planning and increased regulatory burdens have caused many bank owners to consider selling their banks. What is the best way to sell your bank?
“Press for Progress” is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8. Fittingly, gender diversity in the boardroom has recently received attention from the SEC, the world’s largest asset manager and the business press.
In his most-recent annual letter to CEOs of the companies in BlackRock’s portfolio, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink calls on companies to “serve a social purpose” and to articulate how they make “a positive contribution to society.”
As board members weigh their priorities for 2018, they would do well to consider a famous quote attributed to Dwight D. Eisenhower: “What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.”
Form 10-K filers must comply with public company accounting standards, but that is easier said than done these days.
For public companies wondering when long-pending Dodd-Frank rules will hit, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has promised action.
SEC Enforcement Targets for 2018 Include ‘Exam’ Cheating, Failure to File and ‘Pump and Dump’ Schemes
While the Trump Administration is known for its deregulatory approach, including a January 25 decision by the Department of Justice to end “use of civil enforcement authority to enforce agency guidance documents,” SEC enforcement action continues apace.
Most bank acquisitions start with a conversation and proceed to a letter of intent before the binding definitive purchase agreement is signed. Is a letter of intent necessary? Probably.
There are some key concerns to consider when drafting the indemnification section in an acquisition agreement.