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Reprimands of Big Banks Highlight Importance of Effective Oversight by Boards, Board Chairs and Lead Directors
In addition to imposing strong sanctions on Wells Fargo, the Federal Reserve Board has publicly posted letters of reprimand issued to the bank’s former CEO/board chair (in his capacity as chair), former independent lead director and current board, criticizing their ineffective oversight.
Might the SEC require sunsetting of dual-class shares listed on stock exchanges?
Small public companies may soon find life easier when it comes to filing forms and accessing capital, thanks to pending initiatives in Congress and at the SEC.
Is relief on the way for defendants targeted in state court class actions based on alleged violations of the Securities Act of 1933?
In-house compliance programs suffered a blow by the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers.
Shareholder value in a bank is enhanced when the individuals who manage and operate the bank have an incentive to maximize profitability.
Recently, industry professionals sat down together at Fredrikson & Byron to talk about social media influencers.
Last week we talked about a unique bidding process, which ended up being a success for the selling bank. This week we will look at an example of how not to conduct an auction.
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.