U.S. bank mergers are on the rise and so are claims that agencies “rubber stamp” merger applications and need stricter standards. But seen through the history of U.S. banking, does the existing merger review of bank mergers actually need reform? David Neill, Of Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and a leading bank merger practitioner, speaks with Anora Wang and Christina Ma on whether modernization is needed or not. Listen to this episode to learn about U.S. bank merger reviews.
David Neill, Of Counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Revising The Bank Merger Guidelines Part I, The Banking Law Journal (Jan. 2021)
Revising The Bank Merger Guidelines Part II, The Banking Law Journal (Feb. 2021)
Keep Politics Out of Bank Merger Antitrust Policy, Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (August 12, 2021)
Anora Wang, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and Christina Ma, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz