Banking Law Manual

ebook Volume 1 · Banking Law Manual (3)

By Keith R. Fisher

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Banking Law Manual is a legal reference on the principles of federal banking regulation for banking organizations, including commercial banks, thrift institutions and their holding companies, along with some consideration of the regulation of other institutions some as credit unions, agricultural lenders, and mortgage lenders. It provides theoretical analysis and real-world insights and has now been completely rewritten with an exclusive focus on federal banking regulation with thorough updates of the law. Topics discussed include:

  • Rationales for banking regulation

  • Choices among charters

  • Structure of banking organizations

  • Powers of banks and financial holding companies

  • Securities powers of banks

  • The Volcker Rule

  • Community reinvestment and fair lending laws

  • Geographic expansion of banks

  • Insurance underwriting and sales activities

  • Commodities and derivatives activities

  • Bank mergers

  • Federal deposit insurance

  • Bank supervision

  • Enforcement mechanisms and sanctions

  • Anti-money laundering

  • Cybersecurity

  • Directors and officers

  • Closure and resolution of failed banks and thrifts

  • Collection of receivership assets and satisfaction of receivership claims

  • Federal Oversight of Systemically Significant Financial Entities
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