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Oct 06, 2020

Commerce, Culture, and Compliance

Banking, at least since the passage of the Federal Reserve Act in 1913 and the creation of Federal Deposit Insurance under the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 (FDIC insurance actually became effective January 1, 1934), has been seen (at least in popular portrayals in books and movies) as a rather staid business conducted in marble edifices by men (although that is changing) who were reserved and rather aloof.» Read More

Apr 22, 2020

Do Your Due Diligence: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Warns Main Street Investors About COVID-19-Related Fraud

On April 10, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned Main Street investors about COVID-19-related fraud. The SEC continues in its efforts to ferret out questionable capital raising initiatives as can be shown through an April 21, 2020, litigation release pertaining to an alleged fraud involving investments in marijuana-related companiesRead More

Apr 21, 2020

The Pandemic Effect: Sale of a Business

Among the many transformational changes caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the way lawyers and clients approach the sale or acquisition of a business unquestionably will change forever. This article is not about any business sale or acquisition disrupted by the pandemic but about looking forward.» Read More

Aug 06, 2018

Insuring a Smooth M&A Transition

Most professionals in the M&A world are at least generally aware of an insurance product called Reps and Warranties Insurance (RWI).  For those who have no idea what RWI is, it is an insurance policy that allows the buyer in an M&A transaction to recover any losses arising from a breach of the seller’s representations and warranties in the definitive deal document directly from an insurer. » Read More