S&P Global Market Intelligence rounds up a selection of recent legal and regulatory developments in the bank space.
Fed issues cease and desist order to United Bank of El Paso del Norte
The Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Texas Department of Banking issued a cease and desist order to El Paso, Texas-based United Bank of El Paso del Norte, effective Dec. 30, 2019.
Certain Bremer Financial employee-shareholders sue trustees of Otto Bremer Trust
Sixteen employee-shareholders of St. Paul, Minn.-based Bremer Financial Corp. sued three trustees of The Otto Bremer Trust, which has held a majority of Bremer's shares since 1944.
Report: Former Wells Fargo execs under criminal probe over fake-account scandal
Several former Wells Fargo & Co. executives are being probed over a 2016 fake-account scandal and may face criminal charges shortly, American Banker reported Jan. 3, citing sources familiar with the situation.
Class action filed against Bank of America for breach of deposit agreement
A class-action complaint was filed against Bank of America NA and Bank of America Corp. for allegedly charging clients overdraft fees on nonrecurring transactions made with bank-issued debit cards in violation of its own "Deposit Agreement and Disclosures" contractual documents.