Industry Overview

The pace of change in finance continues to accelerate—driven by everything from cybersecurity threats to the rise of cryptocurrency. New opportunities and new regulations abound, raising the stakes and generating new concerns for banks, investors, and insurers. Consumers and investors are expecting more in the way of new products, service delivery methods such as apps and mobile access, and increasingly responsive services. All of these developments introduce legal and business requirements that call for specialized counsel.

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We advise clients in a wide range of areas that require highly specialized—and current—knowledge of regulations, laws, and reporting. We provide essential strategic counsel for mergers and acquisitions, company formations, and the capitalization of de novo banks and businesses. We oversee sensitive investigations and other administrative proceedings involving regulators and supervisory agencies. Our team provides deep experience, and is ready to take on challenges in compliance, privacy, and data security in order to help clients protect their assets and prepare for the evolving demands of tomorrow.

News & Insight


SEC Approves Nasdaq Board Diversity Rules

August 25, 2021

Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued an order approving new listing rules proposed by The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) intended to advance board diversity and increase transparency of diversity-related…

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58 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® in America 2022

August 19, 2021

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that 58 attorneys are recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 8 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 15 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inaugural "Ones to W…

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Represented First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. in $544 Million Transaction

Hinckley Allen represented First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBNK), the holding company for Farmington Bank, in connection with First Connecticut Bancorp’s acquisition by People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), the holding company for Peop…

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