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Georgia Supreme Court Weighs in on Director Liability

March 15, 2019

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Bill Custer

Georgia Supreme Court Weighs in on Director Liability

March 15, 2019

by: Bill Custer

The Supreme Court of Georgia issued its latest opinion on March 13, 2019 in the continuing litigation over whether former directors and officers of the now defunct Buckhead Community Bank can be held liable for financial losses from commercial real estate loans.

The Georgia Supreme Court had previously advised a Georgia federal court, where the case was filed by the FDIC, that the directors and officers of the bank could be held liable if they were negligent in the process by which they carried out their

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Media Mentions – March 29, 2013

March 29, 2013

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Media Mentions – March 29, 2013

March 29, 2013

by: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

With attorneys and staff worldwide, Bryan Cave attorneys are often quoted in the news.  Recent Media Mentions of Financial Institutions Group attorneys include:

BankBryanCave in GBA e-Bulletin

BankBryanCave post concerning a potential new wave of ATM class actions in Georgia was featured in the March 8 edition of the GBA e-Bulletin, from the Georgia Bankers Association. The suit against Branch Banking and Trust Company in federal court in Atlanta alleges that two of the bank’s ATMs did not meet the accessibility features mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Click here to read the GBA summary of the topic,

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Media Mentions

March 18, 2011

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Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions

March 18, 2011

by: Jeannie Osborne

With attorneys and staff worldwide, Bryan Cave often makes the news.  Recent media mentions of attorneys in the Financial Institutions group include:

Moeling in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Partner Walt Moeling was quoted March 5 in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution concerning the high number of failed banks in Georgia, many of them concentrated within 70 miles of Atlanta. For the most part, the failed banks were heavily tied to the state’s once-booming housing market. “The banks that failed are a direct reflection of the economy that supported them,” Moeling said.  Click here to read the full article.

Custer and Dempsey in The

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Bryan Cave Attorneys to Give GBA Telephone Briefing on new Garnishment Rule on March 28

March 14, 2011

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Bryan Cave Attorneys to Give GBA Telephone Briefing on new Garnishment Rule on March 28

March 14, 2011

by: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

A new rule affecting the garnishment of accounts that contain federal benefit payments will go into effect May 1. Currently, banks are faced with difficult decisions when dealing with the garnishment of these accounts, which have occasionally led to liability for banks and potential hardships for depositors. By changing the procedures that banks must follow when they receive a garnishment, the new rule aims to remedy these problems and create workable solutions.

To help you sort out this new rule, the Georgia Bankers Association will host a telephone briefing, Interim Rule on Garnishments, on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m. 

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