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OCC Combination Rules and Bank Lending Limits

OCC Combination Rules and Bank Lending Limits

When it comes to fast food dining, the combo meal makes life easy. When it comes to applying combination rules to a bank’s lending limits, though, it’s not quite as simple as a quick drive-thru at your local fast food joint. Bankers are well acquainted with lending...

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Announcing 2020 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Announcing 2020 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Over the last 30+ years, Davenport Evans scholarships have benefited over 250 high school seniors through the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. The scholarships are designated for use at institutions of higher learning in the state of South Dakota. “The firm...

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Davenport Evans Sponsors Levitt in Your Living Room Series

Davenport Evans Sponsors Levitt in Your Living Room Series

Join Levitt at the Falls and sponsor Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith for the premier of Levitt in Your Living Room, May 16 at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live! What is Levitt in Your Living Room? It’s a sneak peak, it’s a deep dive, and it’s a musical experience to...

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How to Prepare Your Will from Home

How to Prepare Your Will from Home

Davenport Evans continues to actively provide estate planning services during this time of social distancing. The following estate planning lawyers at Davenport Evans can be contacted by phone or email through these links:  Sarah Richardson Larson, Matthew W. Van...

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Davenport Evans Lawyers Ranked Tier One by Chambers 2020

Davenport Evans Lawyers Ranked Tier One by Chambers 2020

Lawyers from Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP in Sioux Falls, SD have again been ranked Tier One by Chambers USA. In South Dakota, rankings are given in five categories: Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Labor &...

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Remote Notary Law Adopted in South Dakota

Remote Notary Law Adopted in South Dakota

South Dakota’s strides into the digital age continue to change the way financial institutions do business. Last month, our e-newsletter highlighted changes to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) to allow for legal recognition of blockchain as an electronic...

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What is Remote Notarization?

What is Remote Notarization?

Remote notarization allows a notary to notarize a document executed by an individual not in their physical presence at the time the document was signed. Instead, the individual may execute the document remotely, so long as they appear before the notary by means of...

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Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19

Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19

"Business interruption" insurance is a type of insurance coverage common in commercial insurance policies. Typically, the insurer agrees to compensate the insured for a loss of income resulting from an interruption of business operations caused by events defined in...

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Modifying Loans During COVID-19

Modifying Loans During COVID-19

Over the course of the past week, we have learned that many banks are being asked to consider loan modifications, payment deferrals, and other similar accommodations to borrowers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many banks are apparently considering payment waivers...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Explained

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Explained

This article by Davenport Evans lawyer Kalen K. Biord offers a brief explanation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. For more information, view the "Act" via the Congress.gov Families First Coronavirus Response Act webpage or contact Kalen K. Biord at...

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Small Business Help for COVID-19

Small Business Help for COVID-19

The federal government is taking action to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses.  While the information and guidance is fluid and changes almost hourly, Davenport Evans lawyer Brendan W. Reilly has prepared the following non-exclusive list of...

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New SD Law HB 1113 Allows Shareholders to Meet Remotely

New SD Law HB 1113 Allows Shareholders to Meet Remotely

On March 5, 2020, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed HB 1113 into law, which aims to “provide for remote participation in a shareholders’ meeting.” The new statute, SDCL § 47-1A-709, will be effective July 1, 2020, Davenport Evans lawyer Michael J. Srstka...

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2020 Davenport Evans Banking Seminar Canceled

2020 Davenport Evans Banking Seminar Canceled

Protecting our clients is our mission. Consistent with that mission and the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on March 15, we believe it is in the best interests of our registrants to cancel the Davenport Evans Banking Seminar scheduled...

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KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Winner

KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Winner

Remarkable Women of KELOLAND, presented by Davenport Evans Law Firm, is pleased to announce the 2020 winner, Shari Kastein! Click here to hear Shari's story. She will travel to New York City to attend The Mel Robbins Show. Shari Kastein is among more than 100 women...

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