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2013 Georgia Banking and Finance Law Seminar

Make your plans now to attend the 2013 Banking and Finance Law seminar.  The seminar, sponsored by the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, will be Feb. 8, at the Bar Center in Atlanta. The seminar chair, Gerald L. Blanchard, Bryan Cave LLP, has put together a terrific set of topics and speakers for this program.

Topics include:

  • Reading the Regulatory Tea Leaves:  Basel III and Dodd-Frank Update
  • Advising Bank Board Directors on Regulatory Relations and Legal Risk Minimization
  • Recent Banking Law Cases
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – There’s A New Sheriff in Town!
  • Regulator Panel Discussion on Bank Examinations Trends
  • Challenges to Bank Consolidation
  • Recent Trends IN D&O Litigation

The program qualifies for 6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour and 1 Trial Practice Hour. For additional information and to register for this program, visit the ICLE website.

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Bryan Cave Presents In-House Counsel CLE Institute

On Friday, February 24, 2012, Bryan Cave will host the 2012 In-House Counsel CLE Institute, a complimentary CLE seminar, in its Atlanta office.  Recognizing the many diverse topics corporate counsel confront on a daily basis, Bryan Cave attorneys will provide guidance on the following issues:

  • Dodd Frank Update
  • Web 2.5
  • Corporate Compliance Issues
  • Data Breach and Security
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Enforcement Developments
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Antitrust Triage
  • Corporate Tax Hot Topics
  • Anti-Doping in Sports
  • Health Reform’s Impact on Employee Benefits

We anticipate the seminar will be approved for 6.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics credit and 1.0 hour of Professionalism credit. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and a reception will conclude the seminar. Breakfast/registration is scheduled to begin at 8:00am on Friday, with the seminar running from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

Please contact Evan Kendall (evan.kendall@bryancave.com or 404.572.4523) if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.  You may register online or visit the In-House Counsel CLE Institute website for more information.

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2011 Regulatory and Legislative Update

On February 18, 2011, Rob Klingler gave the 2011 Regulatory and Legislative Update for the annual Banking and Finance Law presented by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.  A copy of the slides used in the presentation is available online.

Jerry Blanchard served as the program chair and gave an update on recent case law developments.  BT Atkinson also moderated a panel on Bank Acquisitions and Mergers in Non-Loss Share Transactions.  The seminar will also be available on the ICLE’s website as an archived online course, and is eligible for 6 Georgia CLE hours, including 1 trial practice hour.

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2010 Banking and Finance Law CLE

On Friday, February 19, 2010, Jerry Blanchard will be presiding at the annual Banking and Finance Law CLE co-sponsored by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  Early registration is $160, while on-site registration will be $180. The program is targeted towards attorneys licensed in Georgia, but other attorneys and bankers are welcome as well.

Jerry will also be speaking about recent lender liability decisions and Rob Klingler will be presenting a regulatory and legislative update.  Presentations are also scheduled on the state of banking in Georgia, failing bank liquidations, an analysis of the deal conducted by State Bank & Trust Company, and preparing for director and officer litigation.  A panel of regulators from the state and FDIC will also address current issues.

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