The seeds for this year's shakeup-or convulsion-of the nation's corporate system may have been sown in 2007 and 2008 with the subprime debacle.
There were plenty of high-profile merger deals in 2010 highlighted by big West Coast combinations accompanied by voluntary and involuntary consolidations plus conservatorships.
As forecast in September-and months before that-the merger route for corporates is quickly coming home to roost with predictions that more plans might surface this month.
The head of Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union in Texas said Saturday's CUNA Corporate Summit in Chicago will be a pivotal conclave where key decisions on the future of corporate services and structure might be made.
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