This class provides a general introduction to the law governing organization, regulation, and operation of banks and other financial institutions. The course will analyze certain major statutory developments over the past 20 years, including deregulation legislation of the early 1980's, the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), and the recent Gramm-Leach-Bliley legislation, which have operated to substantially restate the law of banking in the United States. Related topics include lender liability, sales of ancillary products, E-Sign on UETA legislation, consumer credit regulation, and financial institutions customer data privacy.
Grading: Letter graded
Subject Areas: Banking