Schwartz Media Strategies and Apollo Bank hosted a small luncheon at the bank's Brickell branch on May 30. We are convening these events quarterly with the goal of bringing together friends with similar interests to talk about some of the issues driving Miami.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 5:27pm
Fernando Capablanca's Union Credit Bank has been on the leading edge of a lot of banking trends, like being the nation's first community bank signatory to the United Nations' green banking program and the first in South Florida to offer an in-house microlending program.
But even Capablanca was a bit cautious about marrying banking to the social media craze generated by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
The Associated Press has reported today that a number of banks that own Florida homes containing faulty Chinese drywall are refusing to participate in a class-action lawsuit against the drywall manufacturer and supplier. According to Podhurst Orseck attorney Victor Diaz, lead counsel for plaintiffs in the drywall class action, banks have received numerous notices and requests to join the class – both by phone and priority mail – and not a single bank has responded.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 09/30/2010 - 7:28am