Birmingham Business Journal Speaks with Bert Spence about Legal Concerns in the Banking Industry


The Birmingham Business Journal asked attorneys to sound off on legal hotspots the business community should be watching and turned to RKC’s Bert Spence for insight into the banking industry.

In the article, “What attorneys are seeing in Birmingham,” published on April 13, Bert Spence discusses key legal concerns facing banks and financial institutions.

“A major positive impact on banks’ legal concerns has been a moderate relaxation of regulatory pressures as the change of administration in Washington has impacted such agencies as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” he shares. “At the same, however, consumer litigation against banks continues to be heavy, with new theories being developed by the plaintiffs’ bar, including a current trend of suing banks under the Americans with Disabilities Act based on allegations that their websites are not property designed for the sight-impaired.”

For the full article, subscribers to the Birmingham Business Journal may click here.

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