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Financial Institutions Answer Book (2012 Edition)

Author(s): Stuart Stein, Richard A. Schaberg, Elizabeth Khalil, Laura R Biddle
Practice Area: Banking, Corporate & Securities
Date: Nov 2011 i Previous editions(s) can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402416187
PLI Item #: 33734

Reflecting the many statutory and regulatory changes made since the beginning of the economic downturn, the newly published Financial Institutions Answer Book 2012 provides, in a handy Q&A format, a comprehensive overview of the complex federal requirements regulating financial institutions in the United States. Every aspect of a financial institution lifecycle is covered, from understanding the differences in regulation based on what type of charter is chosen, through ongoing capital and deposit activities requirements and major changes in corporate control, to the cessation of entity activity through merger, acquisition or entity failure.

Financial Institutions Answer Book 2012 covers the entire spectrum of financial institution regulation, including those regulating:

  • The creation of branch offices
  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation
  • Deposit insurance requirements
  • Insider and affiliate transaction
  • Anti-money laundering and U.S. trade sanctions
  • Examination and audit
  • Privacy and data security

Written by leading practitioners in this complex area, Financial Institutions Answer Book 2012 is an up-to-date guide to this fast changing area of the law. It provides an excellent desk reference for the experienced practitioner as well as a comprehensive introduction for the attorney new to this practice area.