Bank Law Monitor

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Tag Archives: Banking

Update: The CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule—Dead or Alive?

Posted in CFPB
Update (August 28, 2017): A lot has happened since our original post on the CFPB’s arbitration rule, and more is on the way. The CFPB’s arbitration rule is definitely alive and breathing, for the time being: The CFPB published its long-awaited arbitration rule on July 19, which, as discussed in more depth below, regulates arbitration agreements… Continue Reading

Straight Talk About Community Banks

Posted in Cyber-Graham
Context As many of you know, I spent six years as a bank regulator in the Securities Disclosure Division of the OCC. Since moving out to the Northwest, I have had the privilege of being involved with several hundred community banks ranging from de novos to capital raises and from enforcement actions to mergers and acquisitions.… Continue Reading