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Regions Alabama News
Vanguard, BlackRock top owners of Birmingham-based bank Regions Financial

Vanguard and BlackRock Inc., two large asset management companies committed to controversial so-called “sustainable” investing, happen to be the largest owners of Birmingham-based Regions Financial.

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Joey Clark: Some mules are bigger than others

Though Alabama’s “big mules” have changed over the last century, they still hold outsized influence over who's doing the pulling and who’s doing the eating in the Heart of Dixie.

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Alabama Bankers Association to host ‘Business Case for DEI’ webinar this month

The Alabama Bankers Association is hosting a webinar to argue in favor of diversity, equity and inclusion policies in the state’s financial institutions, as the policies have been the focus of heavy criticism from conservatives around the country.

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State Auditor Sorrell defends fight against ESG, condemns criticism of anti-ESG bill proponent

State Auditor Andrew Sorrell defended the fight against government contracts with companies that discriminate using woke environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in a letter to Troy University on Thursday.

Regions Alabama News
Regions Financial driving force behind pushback against anti-ESG legislation, sources say

Just as State Sen. Dan Roberts' (R-Mountain Brook) anti-ESG (environmental, social and governance) bill was gaining momentum in the Alabama Legislature, its hearing before the Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee, chaired by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman), was delayed until at least next week.

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Regions Bank asks court to remove 10th grader from trust fund lawsuit

Attorneys for Regions Bank are asking a Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge to remove Tyra Lindsey, a 10th-grade Alabama student, as a plaintiff in a lawsuit against board members and trustees of the Mabel Amos Memorial Fund.

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Regions Financial stock declines nearly 7% Wednesday post-California banks collapsing

The stock price of Birmingham-based Regions Financial Corp. dropped another 6.9% on Wednesday as the fallout of collapses of two California banks spread across the banking sector.

Regions Alabama News
Alabama-based Regions Financial labeled 'medium risk' for discriminating based on differing views

Over 1,000 large corporations received bias ratings from a nonprofit organization seeking to determine how hostile the companies were to particular viewpoints. One Alabama-based corporation was labeled “medium risk.”

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AG Steve Marshall files motion to be made plaintiff in lawsuit alleging mismanagement of trust funds by Ethics Commission members

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a motion to become a plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing board members of a trust fund of scheming to pay for the college tuition of Alabama Ethics Commission members’ children.

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Members of Alabama's former Secretary of State file lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Regions Financial Corp. alleges that bank holding company mismanaged a charitable trust named for a former Alabama secretary of state — charging exorbitant fees and steering scholarship money to children of the trust board members.

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Protesters rally outside of Regions Center in Birmingham, decry prison construction financing

Activists congregated outside the Regions Center in Birmingham on Monday morning to protest the new $725 million bond sale, which will help finance the state of Alabama’s two new mega prisons.