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Feb. 7, 2024

Proposed M&A Criteria for US Banks Spark Confusion and Concern

S&P Global

New rules set forth by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) could shake up the M&A review process for banks. In a recent article published by S&P Global, Nelson Mullins Partners Ben Barnhill and Neil Grayson weigh in on the proposed guidelines and the confusion surrounding the criteria.   

Barnhill focuses his practice on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, bank regulatory, and executive compensation matters, with an emphasis on community banks. He represents bank and nonbank financial institutions and their affiliated companies during the organizational, capital raising, and business combination processes.

Grayson heads the firm's financial institutions corporate and regulatory practice group, representing primarily financial institutions, fintech companies, and alternative financial services companies. He handles securities offerings, M&A, corporate governance matters, and regulatory matters.   

Read the full article here.

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