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Regulatory Relief for Community Banks: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which reforms the Dodd-Frank Act and provides significant regulatory relief for smaller banks, community banks and credit unions.
Many financial institutions already realize the importance of cyber insurance coverage, but a joint statement issued by the FFIEC last month further emphasizes the need for inclusion of cyber insurance in your risk management program.
Banks sometimes think their officers will never leave, so planning for their future departure from the bank is not always a high priority.
By J. Marc Ward
Banks face legal uncertainty as states begin to legalize the use of marijuana.
Virtual shareholder meetings continue to rise in popularity, with 236 companies holding virtual meetings in 2017 and at least 300 expected to do so in 2018.
On April 25, shareholders of General Electric Company (GE) approved KPMG LLP as the company’s auditor for another year, but only by a margin of 65 percent “for” to 35 percent “against.”
The SEC says it will not second-guess good faith judgments about whether, when and how public companies should disclose cybersecurity breaches, but its April 24 announcement of a $35 million settlement shows that sufficiently egregious disclosure failures will be punished.
With the so-called universal proxy rule stalled at the SEC since its proposal in late 2016, some investors have been taking matters into their own hands.
As initial public offerings rebound, the issue of thin trading has arisen.