Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law

Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law is a trade journal focusing on Financial Law

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 4, 2008

Bank Merger Reform Takes an Extended Philadelphia National Bank Holiday
It is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that so it was laid down in the time of Henry IV. It is still more revolting if the grounds upon which it was laid down have vanished long since, and the rule simply persists from blind...
Panel Discussion I: Development of Bank Merger Law
THE ANTITRUST ASPECTS OF BANK MERGERS[dagger]PROF. FELSENFELD: I would like to welcome you here this morning to Fordham Law School.5 My name is Carl Felsenfeld. I am the Director of the Financial Services Institute, which is one of the sponsors of today's...
Panel Discussion Ii: Consumer Issues
THE ANTITRUST ASPECTS OF BANK MERGERS[dagger]PROF. FELSENFELD: As contrasted with this morning's session, this afternoon will be devoted to the effect of bank mergers on consumers. Our moderator this afternoon is Duncan MacDonald, who was the general...
Perceptions of the Future of Bank Merger Antitrust: Local Areas Will Remain Relevant Markets
When asked to offer "perceptions of the future" on bank merger antitrust enforcement, I recalled a statement attributed to physicist Niels Bohr: "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."1 And so it is for the future of antitrust. Nevertheless,...
The Antitrust Aspects of Bank Mergers: Introduction
The subject matter of this Conference-Banking and the Antitrust Laws-has received insufficient attention in the legal literature. This is in curious contrast to the quantity of federal statutes that treat the subject: principally, we have the standard...