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Mark Bandy Barnes

Mark Barnes’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • WESLEYAN PENSION FUND, INC. v. FIRST ALBANY CORP. 964 F.Supp. 1255 (1997) United States District Court SD IN

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Apr 28, 1997
    Outcome:
    Settled, after defeating Defendants' motions to dismiss in reported decisions under Indiana securities law and mini-RICO statute, and after discovery
    Description:
    Represented church pension fund against major Albany NY brokerage firm and a New Jersey real estate syndication firm seeking recovery for losses on investments made through broker in apartment properties syndicated in limited partnerships by real estate firm. Suit brought under predecessor to the Indiana Uniform Securities Act and under Indiana's state "mini-RICO" racketeering statute.
  • GREENTREE REAL ESTATE LLC v. BRIDGER COMML FUNDING, LLC, 2009 WL 1922086 (S.D.IN July 1, 2009)

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settled, after defeating Defendant's motion to dismiss in United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    Description:
    Represented owner of apartment complex seeking to recover losses on interest rate cap contract relating to mortgage refinancing of apartments, on theory that the cap contract was a "security" as defined by the predecessor to the Indiana Uniform Securities Act.
  • Merger - Heartland Bancshares, Inc (HRTB) into Horizon Bancorp (HBNC)

    Practice Area:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Date:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    Closed
    Description:
    Represented HRTB in its $20 million stock acquisition by HBNC in SEC-registered transaction.
  • Merger - American Community Bancorp, Inc. (ACBP) into German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC)

    Practice Area:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Closed
    Description:
    Represented GABC as buyer in its $30 million registered stock acquisition of ACBP.
  • Private Placement - $25 Million of Private Equity

    Practice Area:
    Securities Offerings
    Date:
    Mar 09, 2012
    Outcome:
    Closed
    Description:
    Represented Donnelly Penman & Partners, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, as placement agent in connection with raising $25 million equity capital from a private equity fund for a residential mortgage loan originator.
  • Merger - Merchants Bancorp into CITBA Financial Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Date:
    May 08, 2013
    Outcome:
    Pending
    Description:
    Representing CITBA FInancial Corporation (OTC: CBAF) in this merger transaction announced May 8, 2013.
  • Confidential

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Date:
    Jul 03, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settled as of below case date
    Description:
    Represented plaintiff, a person with a mental health disability, in lawsuit against a governmental entity under that entity's self-funded health insurance plan for its employees, for violations of protections given mentally ill people by federal mental health insurance parity law (MHPAEA) and the disability discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act. A key issue was a coverage exclusion for residential benefits for residential treatment facilities.
  • Merger - United Commerce Bancorp into German American Bancorp, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    Completed effective as of the below case date
    Description:
    Represented German American in this approximately $15 million stock and cash acquisition of United Commerce, a publicly held community bank with two banking offices in Bloomington, Indiana.