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Media Mentions – November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions – November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

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:

Blanchard in Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Partner Jerry Blanchard was quoted Nov. 4 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle in connection with a resurgence of energy from Georgia banks. The state has suffered numerous bank failures, and even those that did not go under have in large part been hibernating during the recession. But now they are starting to look for capital again, he said. “To the extent that everybody has been looking for light at the end of the tunnel, this is a little light,” Blanchard said.

Klingler in Banker & Tradesman.

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was quoted extensively Oct. 18 in Banker & Tradesman on the good and bad that small banks have seen since accepting TARP funds. Banker & Tradesman is a banking trade publication

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Bryan Cave and BKD Present One Hour Webinar on Dodd-Frank

August 30, 2010

Authors

Robert Klingler

Bryan Cave and BKD Present One Hour Webinar on Dodd-Frank

August 30, 2010

by: Robert Klingler

The Dodd-Frank Reform Act & What It Means to You

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represents a historic restructuring in the regulation of financial institutions.  This comprehensive reform bill will have substantial effects on all facets of the financial services industry.  The new law requires the development of numerous rules and regulations that will continue to evolve over time.

Join experts from Bryan Cave LLP and BKD, LLP to hear what this reform could mean for you now and in the future.  You will receive insight on specific provisions such as consumer compliance regulations, regulatory agency shifts, the Collins Amendment and other capital requirements.  Other changes covered include those to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insurance, affiliate transaction and legal lending limits, private securities offerings and executive compensation.

If you are interested in attending, please register online for this free

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Media Mentions – August 20, 2010

August 20, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions – August 20, 2010

August 20, 2010

by: Jeannie Osborne

With attorneys and staff worldwide, Bryan Cave attorneys 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 of attorneys in the financial institutions practice include:

Klingler in American Banker

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was quoted Aug. 4 by American Banker regarding the charges against Rep. Maxine Waters, and whether those charges might be of use to banks denied TARP funds. An ethics panel report alleges Waters may have broken rules when she helped a trade group arrange a meeting between then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and executives of OneUnited Bank, an institution with financial ties to her husband and huge losses from the takeovers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Klingler said the government had a uniform standard for deciding TARP investments – essentially awarding funds to institutions that could prove their viability

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Media Mentions – July 2, 2010

July 6, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions – July 2, 2010

July 6, 2010

by: Jeannie Osborne

Recent media mentions of attorneys in Bryan Cave’s financial institutions practice include:

Atkinson in Virginian-Pilot Charlotte Partner B.T. Atkinson was quoted June 7 by The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., concerning private-equity firms that are investing in troubled banks. Hampton Road Bancshares, parent company of Hampton Road Bank and Shore Bank, recently announced that private equity firms will invest in the company. Click here to read the article.

Hester in American Banker Atlanta Associate Barry Hester was quoted June 10 by American Banker on a controversial provision of the financial reform bill that would tighten capital restrictions on many banks, including those still participating in the government’s TARP bailout program. “It will immediately result in undercapitalization for a number of banks,” Hester said. “It would be like flipping the switch, where banks that are currently OK would suddenly need to raise more capital. It could be a

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Media Mentions February 26, 2010

February 26, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions February 26, 2010

February 26, 2010

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:

Klingler in Buffalo News

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was quoted Feb. 21 in the Buffalo News on President Barack Obama’s pledge to direct $30 billion in repaid TARP funds to community banks, which could allow those banks to lend more to small businesses.

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Media Mentions February 12, 2010

February 12, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions February 12, 2010

February 12, 2010

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

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2010 Banking and Finance Law CLE

February 9, 2010

Authors

Bryan Cave

2010 Banking and Finance Law CLE

February 9, 2010

by: Bryan Cave

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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Media Mentions January 29, 2010

February 5, 2010

Authors

Robert Klingler

Media Mentions January 29, 2010

February 5, 2010

by: Robert Klingler

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:

Blanchard in Atlanta Business Chronicle, Florida Business Journals

Atlanta Partner Gerald Blanchard was quoted Jan. 13 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds and how most TARP recipients have, in fact, repaid their debts with interest. He also was quoted Jan. 6 in the Palm Beach Daily Business Review (republished in the Miami Daily Business Review) on how new banking regulations out of DC could affect small community banks’ ability to lend money.

Klingler in U.S. Banker

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was quoted in the February edition of U.S. Banker on how to jump start the economy. The article focused on small business loans and particularly President

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Media Mentions January 15, 2010

January 15, 2010

Authors

Robert Klingler

Media Mentions January 15, 2010

January 15, 2010

by: Robert Klingler

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:

Andreassen, Rinearson in Business Lawyer

New York Partner Judith Rinearson and DC Associate Kristine Andreassen co-authored an article in the November issue of the ABA’s The Business Lawyer on the impact of state money transmitter licensing laws on prepaid payment products.

Garrett in MarketWatch

Kansas City Counsel Karen Garrett was quoted Dec. 23 by MarketWatch on a bill before Congress that would require big banks to pay into a $150 billion fund to be used to dismantle a failing bank thought so big or so interconnected that if it collapsed suddenly it would threaten the economy’s stability. The piece was picked up Dec. 27 by McClatchy News Service.

Klingler on National Public

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