Banking Law

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers federal and state regulation of financial institutions, with a focus on banking law. It will address the legislative and regulatory schemes that govern the wide range of entities that participate in the U.S. financial services system. The course will provide a foundation in the regulation of depository institutions, including banks, savings institutions, credit unions, and bank holding companies, as well as securities firms, insurance companies, and other nonbank financial services providers. The course will focus on the increased emphasis on the monitoring and mitigation of risks to financial stability following the 2008 Financial Crisis including the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act and the establishment of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.