Given their structure and governance, credit unions have many unique legal needs. As not-for-profit, depositor-owned cooperatives,
credit unions are keenly focused on their members’ interests, requiring a distinct legal competence.
The dedicated and seasoned Credit Unions team at Husch Blackwell understands the differences between credit unions and other financial institutions. Our depth of experience in the industry allows us to counsel credit unions not only on day-to-day issues but also on opportunities and long-term strategies for success. The team has the insight to help credit unions better serve their individual members—and to do so in a way that makes sense in a continually changing financial marketplace.
We work with credit unions to address a wide range of state and federal regulatory issues:
We have a strong background in M&A transactions involving financial institutions. We provide:
The Husch Blackwell team has extensive experience in establishing and representing CUSOs.
With a focused understanding of the particular needs of credit unions, as well as a strong background in business and corporate law, Husch Blackwell can help credit unions in areas including:
Husch Blackwell regularly represents credit unions in all aspects of cases involving regulatory disputes, employment disputes, bond claims and other legal matters.
Because of their unique structure and membership, credit unions often require counsel in areas including member rights, director responsibilities and organization bylaws.