August 9, 2022

Volume XII, Number 221


Robert L. Carothers

Rob Carothers is a partner in the firm's Banking & Financial Services Practice Group. His practice is focused primarily in the area of financial institution regulation. He has experience advising state banks, national banks, thrifts, and their holding companies on a wide range of regulatory matters, including:

  • Affiliate transactions and compliance with Sections 23A and 23B of the Federal Reserve Act and Regulation W and Anti-Tying Rules

  • Applying for CDFI status

  • Branch purchases and sales

  • Change in bank control issues

  • Charter conversions

  • Chartering de novo banks

  • Compliance with federal and state banking laws and regulations, including the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Truth in Savings Act (TISA), the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA Patriot Act, Regulation O, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Regulation P, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), UDAAP, and new mortgage servicing rules

  • Counseling troubled financial institutions and assisting with negotiating and complying with regulatory enforcement actions

  • Data security issues

  • Financial privacy matters

  • Forming bank holding companies

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Operational issues

  • Secured transactions and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) issues


Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert L. Carothers