CEO is a lawyer. Could transition into General Counsel role at a larger bank.
General Counsel: Work like a banker - get paid like a lawyer ... nice!
One of the problems with a buyout is it usually leads to layoffs. Not here ... looks like a job for everyone at a bigger bank!
So why is HBKS wasting money on legal fees?
CEO calls the bank's elderly lawyer to ask a question ... lawyer always replies: "What do you think?"