Media Mentions February 12, 2010

February 12, 2010

Authored by: Jeannie Osborne

With attorneys and staff worldwide, attorneys in Bryan Cave’s financial institutions practice often make the news.  Sometimes media mentions highlight the firm’s involvement with notable clients, sometimes the individual accomplishments of attorneys and staff.  Recent media mentions include:

Atkinson in Winston-Salem Journal

Charlotte Partner B.T. Atkinson was quoted Feb. 3 in the Winston-Salem Journal on the Obama administration’s proposal to offer $30 billion in financing to community banks to help support the Small Business Lending Fund, which is aimed at creating jobs.

Klingler in Financial Times, Others

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was quoted Feb. 2 in the Financial Times on President Barack Obama’s pledge to direct $30 billion in repaid TARP funds to community banks, so they can beef up lending to small businesses. He also was quoted Feb. 3 in BNA’s Banking Daily on Obama’s pledge and Feb. 5 in the Memphis Business Journal describing why less than 10 percent of TARP recipients have paid back their TARP funds.

Moeling in Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Partner Walt Moeling was quoted Jan. 29 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle concerning First National Bank of Georgia, which was seized and sold to Community & Southern Bank, an investment group led by former bank regulator and noted turnaround specialist Patrick Frawley.

Strahlberg in ABA Bulletin

Chicago Associate Margo Hirsch Strahlberg was featured in an ABA continuing legal education bulletin for her part in the Jan. 28 ABA-sponsored teleconference on gift cards and rebates. Strahlberg’s presentation focused on consumer protection issues related to prepaid cards under both state and federal law. About 80 attendees registered for the event.