Bryan Cave is pleased to once again serve as a sponsor of 16th Annual Southeastern Bank Management & Directors Conference, hosted by UGA’s Terry College of Business on February 9, 2012.  The conference’s theme for this year is “Banks & Emerging Retail Payments Systems: Opportunity or Threat?” and this year’s keynote speaker will be E. Robinson McCraw, CEO and Chairman of Renasant Bank.

Topics will include Regulations in Payment Systems, Monetizing Payments and Non-Lending Activities, the Retail Landscape, Getting Management and Your Board to think about Payments, and Evolving Accounting Standards and Compensation Policies.  Download the conference agenda or information sheet.

The long-term impact of payment systems on community banks remains unpredictable, but one fact is indisputable – change is coming and banks need to be nimble, embrace technology and understand their customers’ preferences if they want to thrive in the new environment.  This conference addresses an approach to extending the vitality of your bank.

Bryan Cave Partners Kathryn Knudson and Judie Rinearson will moderate panels on “Evolving Accounting Standards and Compensation Policies Impacting Financial Institutions” and “Emerging Payments: Addressing the Legal and Regulatory Issues,” respectively, and Walt Moeling will conclude the conference with a speeh on “Getting Your Board to Think About Technology and Payment Issues.”

Annual Southeastern Bank Management & Directors Conference
February 9, 2012
3475 Lenox Road, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia
For more information, agenda and to register, click here.