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Iowa Banking Law Blog

Among Iowa-based law firms, the Dickinson Firm has one of the largest teams of attorneys providing legal services to community banks. We offer assistance with everything from banking mergers to creditor's rights. Dickinson's Banking Law Group is led by Howard Hagen, who formerly served as general counsel to the Iowa Division of Banking and currently serves as general counsel to the Community Bankers of Iowa.


 

Posted on 02/12/2019 at 10:27 AM by Bradley Kruse

Combine Iowa Harvest Time

The recent article Wall Street Journal titled Farm Belt Bankruptcies are Soaring, notes that “a wave of bankruptci...

Posted on 02/08/2019 at 12:27 PM by The Newsroom

Tractor, Plow, Dickinson Law

As the Wall Street Journal reported this week, U.S. farm related Chapter 12 bankruptcy filings are at a ten-year high. D...

Posted on 02/04/2019 at 04:13 PM by John Lande

Lenders are already aware of the many economic risks facing the agricultural economy. Less well known are the legal risk...

Posted on 02/04/2019 at 12:48 PM by John Lande

Earlier this year, the Tokyo fish market grabbed headlines when a blue fin tuna sold for a record $3 million. Less well...

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 12:42 PM by John Lande

A common trope is that technology is evolving too fast for the law to keep up. Companies like Uber, Tesla, and Coinbase...

Posted on 01/09/2019 at 09:35 AM by Emily Staudacher

Secretary of Agriculture, Market Facilitation Program, Deadline Extension

On Tuesday, January 8, Secretary Perdue tweeted that the deadline for Market Facilitation Program applications will be e...

Posted on 01/03/2019 at 01:15 PM by The Newsroom

Ag producers have been caught in the 2018 trade war cross-fire, increasing the number of Midwest Ag loans with paym...

Tagged As: ag lending

Posted on 01/02/2019 at 11:00 AM by John Lande

With cyberattacks and data breaches now a routine part of life, banks and depositors need to make sure they secure funds...

Posted on 12/20/2018 at 11:53 AM by Emily Staudacher

On December 17, 2018, the USDA, at the direction of President Trump and Secretary Perdue, announced the release of the s...

Posted on 12/07/2018 at 11:25 AM by John Lande

John Lande, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Des Moines IA

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided that employers have a duty to take reasonable steps to protect sensitive...
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