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Banking-as-a-Service and How Traditional Banks are Adapting

by on Financial Services. Published December 29th, 2020

Banks have always adapted to emerging technologies and market behavior. Consider the changes to bank products, services, and pricing over […]

Happy Holidays

by on Firm News. Published December 22nd, 2020

OUR HOLIDAY WISH FOR YOU We hope you have a peaceful holiday with time to experience all the joys of […]

SEC Amendments to Private Offering Framework

by on Compliance. Published December 17th, 2020

Publicly traded companies raise capital by selling their securities on national exchanges. The public offerings are registered with the Securities […]

Madden Class Action Update: Financial Institutions Win at Trial Level; Madden Distinguished

by on Financial Services. Published December 9th, 2020

A district court in the Eastern District of New York recently dismissed a class action against bank-related defendants relating to […]

PPP Loan Enforcement Begins With SBA Issuing a Borrower Questionnaire

by on Compliance. Published December 2nd, 2020

The Small Business Administration will soon require borrowers who received Paycheck Protection Program loans greater than $2 million to complete […]

All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Look at The First Federal Securities PPP-Related Class Action

by on Financial Services. Published November 20th, 2020

The CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program, while a commendable and necessary initiative, was certain to invite lawsuits against banks. It […]

Avoiding FCPA Trouble – Hints from the DOJ’s Advisory Opinion

by on Compliance. Published November 11th, 2020

If you conduct business internationally, pay attention. A recent Department of Justice advisory opinion offers guidance in complying with the […]

Litigation Issues for Lenders Related to PPP Loans: False Claims Act

by on Financial Services. Published November 4th, 2020

Our firm has been at the forefront of the Payroll Protection Program “agent fee” litigation—advising and defending banks in purported […]

Seven States and the District of Columbia Sue to Overturn FDIC’s New “Valid When Made” Rule

by on Financial Services. Published October 28th, 2020

In yet another challenge to the current administration’s efforts to abolish the “Madden Rule,” on August 20, 2020, seven states […]

A Brief Look At Lender Liability Litigation: Awareness & Risk Mitigation

by on Financial Services. Published October 21st, 2020

What is “lender liability” and when do risks arise? These questions—while quite elemental—naturally occur to professionals at the outset of […]