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Tax Reform Will Affect Public Company Executive Compensation Arrangements and Related Proxy Statement Disclosures

USA - January 16 2018 While opinions on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) vary, one thing everyone can agree on is that it is a game changer in many areas of law and…

Judicial Review of CAMELS Ratings - Banking Organizations Weigh In

USA - August 25 2017 Several trade associations for the banking industry have weighed in on a pending potential landmark case in the Northern District of Illinois…

Potential Changes for HVCRE Loans

USA - August 17 2017 Recently, there have been suggestions that changes are possible regarding "high volatility commercial real estate" loans or "HVCRE" loans. Here is a…

7th Circuit Overrules FDCPA Bona Fide Mistake Case

USA - August 4 2017 In a divided en banc decision, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has reversed (by vote of 7 to 4) a 2016 decision that a law…

Ohio Amends the Good Funds Law Effective on September 29, 2017

USA - August 4 2017 The Good Funds Law went into effect on April 6, 2017 amending Section 1349.21 of the Ohio Revised Code to require stricter controls for all…

New CFPB Rule Limiting Arbitration Clauses Faces Possible Congressional Veto

USA - July 18 2017 The enforceability of arbitration clauses in financial contracts took a hit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) this week, but…

Judicial review of camels ratings?

USA - April 3 2017 Bankers will be interested in a recent appellate court order in a bank regulatory case. Their lawyers will be astonished by it because the ruling…

HB 67 Warrants of Attorney

USA - February 24 2017 Another attack on the use of warrants of attorney to confess judgment was recently introduced into the 132nd Ohio General Assembly. H.B. 67 was…

The Ohio Legislature Creates an Alternative to the Judicial Foreclosure Process for Certain Owners of Residential Property

USA - February 13 2017 The D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed Program for Ohio (the “Program”) was created following the passage of Substitute House Bill 303, and went into effect on…

Fumiko Bandit and Check 21

USA - February 7 2017 Bankers know that what is commonly called Check 21 is at the heart of our present payment system. The check images delivered pursuant to its terms…