Atlanta Partner Jonathan Hightower authored an article for the November/December issue of The Banking Law Journal which covers several questions that organizing groups and individuals should ask as they begin a venture toward a de novo. “De novo banks are valuable and viable enterprises in the banking industry and, in addition, are critical to the success of many underserved communities,” Hightower wrote. “With careful planning and good advice, an organizing group can now form a successful new bank. The industry and the regulators are inviting new entrants, and it is exciting to see these new businesses begin to flourish.” Click here  to read his full article.