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Schiff Hardin was the 12th most active investor counsel in Q3. The firm was also the 11th most active placement agent counsel.
Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 19 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2017 Emerging Lawyers Network.
Schiff Hardin is representing First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, a financial holding company, in its acquisition of First BancTrust Corporation.
Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2018 Emerging Lawyers Network.
Schiff Hardin LLP served as legal counsel to Altaris Capital Partners in connection with an Altaris affiliate’s acquisition of Analogic Corporation for approximately $1.1 billion.
Schiff is representing Central Steel & Wire Company, a leading metal service center with a strong reputation as a valued supply chain partner.
Schiff Hardin is representing First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. in the pending acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of SCB Bancorp, Inc.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of its practice groups have been recognized for the third consecutive year by The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide, a nationwide analysis of law firms with input from more than 300,000 corporate counsel on which firms provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice.
Fourteen Schiff Hardin attorneys have been named to the 2019 Emerging Lawyers Network.
On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a proposed rule that implements the clawback provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
On October 5, the CFPB released its final rule to amend Regulations E and Z which extended the scope of its coverage – it applies to prepaid cards bought at your local convenience store as well as prepaid accounts that are used entirely online, such as digital wallet accounts.
Releases like the August 30, 2016 “Joint Fact Sheet on Foreign Correspondent Banking: Approach to BSA/AML and OFAC Sanctions Supervision and Enforcement” summarizing expectations and existing obligations in the area of correspondent banking tend to follow observations of non-compliance in the subject matter summarized.
In June 2016, several federal agencies published a proposed rule on incentive-based compensation arrangements, which implements an important section of the Dodd-Frank Act.
With the 2016 proxy season getting started, we would like to remind clients that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis have each made some revisions to their 2016 voting policies. If your proxy statement involves any of the following topics, you should review these updates.
The SBIC has posted Version 3.0 of its Model Debenture SBIC Limited Partnership Agreement.
Regardless of any potential Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) overhaul, financial institutions that offer or provide products or services directly or indirectly to consumers still face challenges complying with consumer laws.
Higher valuations, improving multiples, more capital, and the potential for regulatory relief are all contributing to increased consolidation in the financial institutions market in 2017.
As valuations and capital increase as a result of the improving economy, institutions are busy assessing and preparing for capital needs.
Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017
On top of addressing general cybersecurity concerns, financial institutions must also minimize the risk of a data breach that could compromise customer financial or personally identifiable information.