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Failed-Bank Response Team

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Our multi-disciplined response team has been working around the clock to advise clients and help them actively plan for the ripple effects of recent bank failures and the government’s ongoing efforts to stabilize the financial markets. Recognizing the need for reliable intelligence and immediate advice as this situation unfolds, our attorneys are prepared to answer any questions you may have related to your stakeholder obligations, vendor contracts, cash flow needs, ability to access deposits and lines of credit, as well as any other questions.

Response Team Contacts

To point you in the right direction.

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Nathan L. Berger


Louisville, KY

Nashville, TN

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Nancy Eff Presnell


Louisville, KY

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Theodore E. Bacon

Office Partner-in-Charge

San Francisco, CA

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Jared M. Tully

Practice Group Vice-Chair

Charleston, WV

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Douglas A. Walter


Louisville, KY

Featured Insights

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In the News:
How to Keep Corporate Accounts Safe Amid Bank Collapse Jitters

Publication: Bloomberg

Publish Date: March 23, 2023

Authors: Nancy Eff Presnell

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Silicon Valley Bank Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy

March 17, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

SVB Financial Group, the corporate parent of Silicon Valley Bank, filed for Chapter 11 protection in...

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Crucial Underwriting Considerations for LIHTC Investors in the Wake of Bank Failures

March 17, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

The recent failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank (the “Bank Failures”) created much...

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Bank Failures Lead to Uncertainty in Cash Management Arrangements

March 17, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

Many segments of the commercial lending and finance markets require cash management structures on th...

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WARNING – Banking Crisis Could Fuel Increase in Cyber Fraud Schemes

March 16, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

Bank customers currently overwhelmed by mitigating risks associated with accounts, fund recovery and...

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Banking Failures Raise Access and Long-Term Regulatory Questions

March 15, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

*This article was originally published in Bloomberg Law Practitioner Insights As soon as news broke ...

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Failed-Bank Response Team: Borrower and Lender Perspectives

March 15, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

Depositors of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank and other market players have taken some ...

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In the News:
As banking sector teeters, could S.F.’s First Republic collapse next?

Publication: San Francisco Chronicle

Authors: Theodore E. Bacon

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In the News:
How the FDIC Protects Your Money After a Bank Run

Publication: U.S. News & World Report

Authors: Jared M. Tully

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Frost Brown Todd Launches Coordinated Effort to Support Clients Following Bank Failures

March 13, 2023 | Failed-Bank Response Team

Frost Brown Todd has formed a multi-disciplined, multi-office Failed-Bank Response Team, which has b...

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Crypto Winter Series: What Are the Current Insolvency Concerns and What Do They Mean | Part 1 of 3

July 11, 2022 | Blogs

News outlets and industry publications have been publishing information about recent “crypto winte...

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Explore the latest news stories for which our attorneys lent their perspective.

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Recent Articles

“Contagion effect? Local VCs talk SVB fallout, impact on Ohio,” Cincinnati Business Journal

“This is unprecedented. In 2008, banks that (failed) were plagued by bad assets that deteriorated over time. We saw it coming. SVB … it failed in 48 hours, and in the age of social media, it was an old-fashioned run on the bank. The issue now is how do we help our impacted clients: do they want to sit and wait or how do we help them move their relationship to another financial institution?”

Nathan Berger | Partner | Louisville, KY

“As banking sector teeters, could S.F.’s First Republic collapse next?,” San Francisco Chronicle

“Where you get into more difficult problems is if, for example, you have a company that has a million-dollar line of credit, and they use that line of credit to handle their operations.”

Ted Bacon | Office Partner-in-Charge | San Francisco, CA

“How the FDIC Protects Your Money After a Bank Run,” U.S. News & World Report

“When a bank faces risk of failure, the FDIC is usually aware of that likelihood and has already prepared for potential resolution.”

Jared Tully  | Partner | Charleston, WV

“Local banks, experts on what the Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank failures means for Louisville,” Louisville Business First

“We have clients in Louisville — we have clients across our footprint — who were impacted by the Silicon Valley Bank failure and the impending, and obvious, Signature Bank failure.”

Nathan Berger | Partner | Louisville, KY

“How to Keep Corporate Accounts Safe Amid Bank Collapse Jitters,” Bloomberg

“It just comes down to risk tolerance for folks. It’s a question of ‘How much time do I want to spend on this? And how much of a gamble am I willing to take?’”

Nancy Presnell | Partner | Louisville, KY

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