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The merged bank would set up an innovation and technology center in Charlotte as part of its bid to compete better against the largest institutions and fintech startups.

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BB&T and SunTrust would be able to go toe to toe with the industry's heavyweights.

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The comptroller of the currency also addressed, in his role as acting FHFA head, whether Congress or the Trump administration will spearhead GSE reform.

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The House Financial Services Committee is hiring a Senate lawyer with deep experience conducting complex investigations to help run its upcoming probe of Deutsche Bank, according to people briefed on the matter.

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The stars aligned for the two longtime rivals to join forces, and some observers speculate that other regional banks will need to strike similar partnerships if they hope to remain competitive. But others say such deals are rare because they're hard to pull off.

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House Financial Services Chairwoman Maxine Waters said the merger is a direct result of a regulatory relief bill that was signed into law in May.

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The Senate Banking Committee will examine the nomination of Mark Calabria to oversee the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as nominees for the NCUA board and Treasury.

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M&A editor Paul Davis explores the practical and political implications of the proposed merger between BB&T and SunTrust.

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Avadel Specialty Pharmaceuticals, LLC, has filed a petition for relief under chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 19-10248).  Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, ASP is a distributor, marketer and retailer of pharmaceutical products.  According to the First Day Declaration, ASP intends to sell substantially all of its assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.  ASP has filed a motion for approval of $2.7 million in unsecured debtor-in-possession financing to be provided by its parent, Avadel US Holdings.  Epiq Restructuring is the proposed claims and noticing agent.  The case has been assigned to the Honorable Chief Judge Christopher S. Sontchi.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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Avadel Specialty Pharmaceuticals, LLC, has filed a petition for relief under chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 19-10248).  Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, ASP is a distributor, marketer and retailer of pharmaceutical products.  According to the First Day Declaration, ASP intends to sell substantially all of its assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.  ASP has filed a motion for approval of $2.7 million in unsecured debtor-in-possession financing to be provided by its parent, Avadel US Holdings.  Epiq Restructuring is the proposed claims and noticing agent.  The case has been assigned to the Honorable Chief Judge Christopher S. Sontchi.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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The largest bank acquisition in more than a decade will create the sixth biggest bank in the country with more than $442 billion in assets.

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The deal would be the biggest bank merger in more than a decade; banks would need to show how many days they could last with just cash on hand.

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Upcoming Committee Formation Meeting: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Case Name: 19-10210 (LSS)

Location: Office of the US Trustee 844 King street, Room 3209, Wilmington DE 19801

Notice of Formation Meeting for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors can be found here. See the petition for relief.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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Upcoming Committee Formation Meeting: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Case Name: 19-10210 (LSS)

Location: Office of the US Trustee 844 King street, Room 3209, Wilmington DE 19801

Notice of Formation Meeting for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors can be found here. See the petition for relief.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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Chime, a financial technology startup that offers online banking services, is close to raising $300 million at a $1.5 billion valuation, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Hometown Financial will merge Abington Bank into Pilgrim Bank. The combined bank will be run by Andrew Raczka, Abington's CEO.

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Major U.S. banks shaved about $21 billion from their tax bills last year — almost double the IRS’s annual budget — as the industry benefited more than many others from the Republican tax overhaul.

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The Feb. 13 hearing marks a turning point in long-running efforts in Washington to ease bankers' fears about serving the cannabis industry.

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