Bank-Related M&A: Pre-Announcement Transaction Vetting with U.S. Bank Regulators is Critical for Both Buyers and Sellers in the Post-Dodd-Frank Era; Recent Federal Reserve Guidance Regarding Informal Pre-Filing Inquiries

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - July 12, 2012

In the attached memorandum, Sullivan & Cromwell addresses the critical nature of pre-announcement transactional vetting with U.S. bank regulators for buyers and sellers in the post-Dodd-Frank era. The memorandum also discusses recent Federal Reserve supervisory guidance regarding informal pre-filing inquiries on acquisitions and other proposals.