Lawrence Spaccasi and John Gorman presented at the BFS Group Annual Banking Forum

August 6, 2018

On August 6, 2018, Lawrence Spaccasi and John Gorman presented “Current Hot Topics for Financial Institutions” at the Annual Banking Forum in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Luse Gorman has been a long-time presenter at the Annual Banking Forum. Messrs. Spaccasi and Gorman led a discussion on evolving trends in community banking, including topics related to regulatory reform, mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting and executive compensation matters.


Luse Gorman Serves as Legal Counsel to AJS Bancorp, Inc. in its Proposed Merger with NorthWest Indiana Bancorp

August 1, 2018

On July 31, 2018, AJS Bancorp, Inc. (“AJSB”), Midlothian, Illinois, the holding company for A. J. Smith Federal Savings Bank, and NorthWest Indiana Bancorp (“NWIN”), Munster, Indiana, the holding company for Peoples Bank SB, announced a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which AJSB will merge with and into NWIN, with NWIN as the resulting company.