Today OCC Begins Accepting National Bank Charter Applications From FinTech Companies

It’s Tuesday in Grand Rapids. Beautiful mid-70s, a bit overcast and if you look carefully you can see the reflection of my shirt as I took the photo from my office window… Today, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced it will begin accepting applications for national bank charters from fintech companies.Continue reading “Today OCC Begins Accepting National Bank Charter Applications From FinTech Companies”

Legal Update for Real Estate Investors Bidding at Foreclosure Sales.

Happy Friday, all. Here’s a photo I took from this morning. Although the weather looks to be clearing up a little downtown this afternoon…   Real Estate Investors Bidding at Foreclosure Sale. Real estate investors and lenders are under pressure to “get it right” when bidding at sheriff sales, especially in a real estate marketContinue reading “Legal Update for Real Estate Investors Bidding at Foreclosure Sales.”

Michigan Non Profit Corporations: 2018 Annual Statement Filing Deadline is October 1. Stay in Good Standing and Maintain your Corporate Formalities.

Good morning, all. I hope you are enjoying the summer. It is most definitely my favorite time to be in Michigan. Today I received an e-mail from The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs(“LARA”) reminding that all annual statements and reports for Non Profit Corporations are due October 1, 2018.   At the end of lastContinue reading “Michigan Non Profit Corporations: 2018 Annual Statement Filing Deadline is October 1. Stay in Good Standing and Maintain your Corporate Formalities.”

Michigan Behind the Ball with Benefit Corporation Laws.

Good afternoon, all. It has been a while since my last post – I hope you all have been enjoying the summer. I usually include in these posts a recent photo of downtown Grand Rapids where my office overlooks Rosa Parks Circle.  On one of my walks downtown last week I decided to take aContinue reading “Michigan Behind the Ball with Benefit Corporation Laws.”