Banking and Financial Services

Your experts in addressing banking and financial service issues

Banks, financial institutions and non-financial companies are facing escalating challenges in today’s rapidly changing regulatory landscape. Your businesses need more cost-effective, innovative legal solutions than ever before. Prince Lobel’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group has extensive experience representing national, regional and local financial institutions, investment firms, institutional lenders, and other financial services providers in a wide-range of transactional, regulatory compliance, advisory, and litigation matters. Our culture of collaboration allows us to offer you high-quality counsel that is even greater than the sum of our parts.

Our comprehensive financial services include:

  • Negotiation and drafting of extensive third-party vendor agreements
  • Loan restructuring and work-outs
  • Defense of lender liability issues
  • Prosecution of complex commercial contracts
  • Loan and guarantee collection actions
  • Resolutions to contract and loan disputes using Alternative Dispute Resolution mediums
  • Compliance with the Data Security and Gramm- Leach-Bliley Act requirements
  • Contracts with vendors to assure compliance with these Risk Management regulations
  • Compliance in transferring data across international borders
  • Actions asserting claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and the implied contractual duty of good faith and fair dealing
  • Unconscionability, breach of contract, and statutory violations under the Fair Debt Collections Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Massachusetts Credit Cost Consumer Act and the Predatory Home Loan Practices Act
  • Regulatory investigations, including SEC enforcement actions, DOJ investigations concerning alleged violations of the Federal False Claims Act, and state investigations concerning the Massachusetts False Claims Act.

Our attorneys have been at the forefront of the subprime litigation arena in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, and have significant expertise defending a vast array of lender liability claims, including Massachusetts chapter 93A consumer protection and related claims.  Indeed, the attorneys at Prince Lobel have been actively involved in many of the recent lender liability decisions issued by Massachusetts courts, which are shaping and reshaping the law in this area virtually every day.

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