Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Howard Hagen practices primarily in banking law. For over 25 years he has counseled banks in virtually every Iowa county on such issues as regulation, acquisitions and various corporate and shareholder matters that have confronted banks in both good and troubled times. Howard also has served as counsel to the Community Bankers of Iowa for more than 20 years. He currently serves as a member of the American Bar Association Banking Law Committee. Earlier in his career, Howard served in the public sector as Assistant Attorney General and General Counsel to the Iowa Division of Banking.

Posted on 09/09/2016 at 02:16 PM by Howard Hagen

Categories: Banking Law, Howard Hagen

Iowa ranked as the healthiest banking state in the United States

Money-rates.com analyzed the banks as a group in each of the 50 states. Iowa was rated #1. As the article declared: &ldq...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by Howard Hagen

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The advantage of being seen as "too big to fail"

Kansas City Federal Reserve President Thomas Hoenig provided interesting testimony concerning the too big to fail p...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by Howard Hagen

Categories: Banking Law, Howard Hagen

Seven takeaway thoughts on Dodd-Frank's impact on community banks

In a recent speech to community bankers in Iowa a couple of weeks ago, I reviewed the current state of the banking econo...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by Howard Hagen

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Every 10 years the FFIEC, OCC, FDIC, and Federal Reserve are required to review their regulations and solicit comments o...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by Howard Hagen

Let's call it what it is: Cyberterrorism!

The latest massive cyber hacking occurred close to the home of bankers. Last weekend, it was reported that a group of ha...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by Howard Hagen

Categories: Banking Law, Howard Hagen

Dodd-Frank bill passed today: What it means for Iowa's community bankers

The U.S. Senate passed the Dodd-Frank financial industry reform bill today, a sweeping piece of legislation that will br...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by Howard Hagen

Categories: Banking Law, Howard Hagen

Changes in Iowa law affecting banks

Below is a very brief summary of changes in the 2011 legislative session that could affect Iowa banks: Loans to Borrowin...
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