Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) Chair Martin Gruenberg gave remarks to the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund 2023 Bank On National Conference yesterday in which he said that the FDIC “shares the Bank On movement’s commitment to advancing Americans’ economic inclusion in the banking system.”
JPMorgan Chase Bank assumed all of First Republic Bank's deposits and nearly all assets, making all depositors of First Republic Bank depositors of JPMorgan Chase Bank as of Monday, May 1, 2023.
© 2023 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Alert | Troubled Bank Task Force April 2023 The 2023 Banking Crisis: Updated Questions & Answers for Insured and Uninsured Depositors, Other Affected Parties Silicon Valley Bank Failure, Receivership and Sale On March 10, 2023, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation closed Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara, CA (SVB) and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receiver of SVB.
Everything, everywhere, all at once is our risk thesis for 2023, but one must not forget about concentration risk. This issue has rocketed up diligence agendas for LPs and GPs alike as the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank proved it really was the bank for venture capital.The entry of SVB into receivership on March 10, 2023 highlighted just how central it had become to U.S.
The fallout from Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) closure continues to unfold, with SVB’s parent company – SVB Financial Group – filing for protection under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on Friday, March 17th.
As many parties expected, on March 17, 2023 SVB Financial Group (“SVB Financial” or the “Debtor”) the holding company for Silicon Valley Bank, commenced a case under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”) in the Southern District of New York. Judge Martin Glenn has been assigned to the chapter 11 case. Neither Silicon Valley Bank, currently in FDIC receivership, nor its successor Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, N.A. (“SV Bridge Bank”), were included in the chapter 11 filing.
Bank Asset Auction: Bids for Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, N.A. (“SVB”) and its subsidiary Silicon Valley Private Bank, together or separately, in whole or in part, are due by Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 8 p.m. and Friday, March 24, 2023 at 8 p.m. We’ve previously reported that SVB is open for operations for a minimum of ninety days until it is sold or liquidated.
On March 17, 2023, the parent of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Southern District of New York. Unlike SVB itself, its parent, as a bank holding company, was eligible for Chapter 11. In the wake of the recent SVB and Signature Bank failures, it is important for those with potential claims against the parents of failed banks to understand the distinct rules and issues in bank holding company bankruptcies.
What You Need to Know
• Silicon Valley Bank’s 48-hour collapse sent several Big Law firms into action late last week.
• Morgan Lewis, Wilmer, Wilson Sonsini and Ballard Spahr are among the laws firms that launched task forces and webinars over the weekend.
• Despite some reassurance from the FDIC on Sunday, there are lingering issues that are expected to continue to prevent firms’ clients from conducting business in the normal course.
Counterparties should continue to follow their current contractual obligations
Silicon Valley Bank’s parent company bankruptcy filing will not impact contractual rights
Counterparties should be vigilant and consider alternate financing arrangements