Governance includes all of the documents, policies and procedures that legally define and organize a company. But it goes beyond operations — carefully adhering to corporate governance can help prevent “piercing the corporate veil,” maintain limitations of liability with subsidiaries, prevent negative feedback from regulatory examiners, and much more.

SW&M attorneys regularly advise boards, board committees and executive officers on corporate governance issues, which can arise in any decision made by a financial institution. These can include complex corporate transactions and fiduciary duties, annual and special meetings, elections, member/shareholder requests for information, meeting minutes, executive sessions, and privilege issues. In addition, our attorneys regularly serve as parliamentarians for member/shareholder meetings and help craft resolutions to ensure proper observation of all corporate governance formalities.

Attorneys Practicing in Corporate Governance
Bill Adler
Senior Partner
Tim Oppelt
Bruce Pearson
Senior Counsel
Priscilla Cervantes
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