Banking & Financial Services

With the passage and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act an already difficult and complex bank regulatory landscape has become even more difficult to navigate. Pierce Atwood represents and advises banks and financial institutions of all types and all sizes with respect to corporate transactions and federal and state bank regulatory requirements and restrictions, including de novo bank formations and charter conversions, holding company reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, branch purchases and sales, interstate expansion and operations, corporate governance and structure, Community Reinvestment Act,  regulatory capital requirements, privacy, affiliate transactions, insider lending, insurance and investment activities, patents and trademarks, employment law matters, executive compensation and benefits, tax-advantaged investments, outsourced data servicing and other vendor contracts, state and federal taxation, trust and fiduciary services, and regulatory examination and enforcement proceedings.

Please contact Jim Zimpritch for more information about our practices serving clients in the banking & financial services industry.

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Recapitalization Success

Represented distressed savings bank in $60 million recapitalization.

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Agreement Integration

Worked for large national bank to integrate and draft agreements resulting from acquisitions and mergers.

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UDAP & Fair Lending Defense

Regulator persuaded to withdraw threat of civil money penalties for alleged UDAP and Fair Lending violations.

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RBS Citizens, N.A.

Documentation and closing of term loans and lines of credit totaling $35,000,000.

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Innovative Risk Management

Work done for large foreign-based global bank involving innovative risk management techniques.

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Pierce Atwood assists its clients to vigorously defend class actions on the merits, to challenge class certification where appropriate, and to navigate the complex class litigation process.

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Pierce Atwood is the ONLY New England-based law firm named to The National Law Journal's "Midsize Hot List” FOUR years in a row.