Tammy Campbell
Aug 19, 2019

As a growing number of states legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana use—Illinois becoming the latest, effective January 2020—financial institutions must acknowledge that they may (and likely do) provide banking services for marijuana-related businesses (MRBs), intentionally or not. With 40 states and the District of Columbia legalizing marijuana use to some degree, financial institutions must take steps towards […]

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Flashback to 1994 and Super Bowl XXIX: San Francisco quarterback Steve Young, playing in his first NFL championship after stepping out from the imposing shadow of Joe Montana, threw for 325 and six touchdowns against an outclassed San Diego Chargers defense.

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Banking organizations have come a long, long way since the financial crisis of 2008.

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Its model informs every major market change on a global scale: In January, the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) arrived in Europe, forcing European banks to open up their application program interfaces (APIs) for the first time to fintech and other financial companies.

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Attorney Michael Dailey has tough decisions to make when he advises his bank clients how to adhere to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulations on fiduciary responsibilities.

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Todd Kleperis heads an organization that uses unmarked armored vehicles and heavily-armed men (including veterans) to shuttle bundles of marijuana and bags of cash throughout southern California.

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