Banking Law

Clark Hill attorneys and other professional have been representing clients in all aspects of the banking industry. As in all other aspects of our practice, our philosophy is to use our years of experience, industry knowledge and legal expertise to ensure our clients achieve their goals. Over the years, Clark Hill has successfully represented;

  • Federally Chartered Savings & Loan Associations
  • National Banks
  • State Banks
  • Community Banks
  • Bank Holding Companies
  • Leasing Companies
  • Pension Plan Administrators
  • Insurance Companies
  • Large Private Investors
  • Registered Broker-Dealers
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Guarantor Organizations.

Our services range from the formation of these institutions and their holding companies, to commercial & real estate finance, equipment leasing, litigation, trust department services, regulatory affairs & compliance, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, and lending transactions. To find out more regarding our expertise click here: Banking & Finance

 

Experience

Represented broker-dealers and municipal advisors in connection with formal examinations and informal inquiries by the SEC and FINRA

Advised broker-dealers on compliance issues relating to secondary market trading

Represented financial markets trade associations in connection with municipal securities market regulatory initiatives, including preparing industry-wide model documentation and advising on comment letters to rulemaking proposals

Representation of investment advisers and broker-dealers in SEC, FINRA, and state securities commission audits and enforcement actions.

Tags: Banking
Representation of the senior secured lender with respect to a $13,000,000 asset based credit facility, the proceeds of which were used, among other things, to finance the acquisition by the borrower of substantially all of the assets of a company in the book binding business. A portion of the credit facility was covered by a guarantee from the Export Import Bank of the United States.
News
Clark Hill Attorney Joann Needleman Quoted in American Banker, “Radical changes ahead for CFPB after Cordray departure” 2017Clark Hill PLC Receives National and Regional Tier 1 Rankings in the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms”Clark Hill PLC attorneys, Joann Needleman, Jane Luxton, & Tommy Brooks to present The New Regulatory Challenges Facing Small Business Lending: Navigating the New Frontier hosted by The Alternative Finance Bar AssociationSixty-Six Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising StarsSeventy-Four Clark Hill Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in AmericaClark Hill PLC Receives National Rankings in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms”Twenty-Eight Clark Hill Attorneys Named to DBusiness Magazine's 2017 Top Lawyers ListSixty Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising StarsSixty-Four Clark Hill Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in AmericaTwenty-Six Clark Hill Attorneys Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2016 ListSixty-Six Clark Hill Attorneys Selected for the 2015 Super Lawyers Business EditionTwenty-Eight Clark Hill Attorneys Named to DBusiness Magazine's 2016 Top Lawyers ListSixty-Five Clark Hill Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2015 ListClark Hill PLC Receives National and Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America's “Best Law Firms”Sixty-Two Clark Hill Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in AmericaClark Hill Attorney Richard H. Chapman Published in Illinois Banker Magazine - November 12, 2013Clark Hill Attorney Richard H. Chapman Published in Illinois Banker Magazine - August 26, 2013Clark Hill Attorney Matthew T. Smith to Present “Fair Collection Law, Finance & Banking” Seminar at Johnstone University