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Bryan Cave Elects Klingler and Civins to Partnership

January 3, 2012

Authors

Bryan Cave

Bryan Cave Elects Klingler and Civins to Partnership

January 3, 2012

by: Bryan Cave

Effective January 1, 2012, Bryan Cave LLP elected 14 new lawyers to partnership in the firm. Bryan Cave’s strength and depth in advising community banks is further enhanced by the election of Rob Klingler and Kim Civins to the partnership.

Rob Klingler is in our Atlanta office and is a partner in our Financial Institutions group. Rob regularly counsels financial institutions, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law issues. Rob has advised community banks, as well as their officers and directors, concerning issues related to the current difficult financial and regulatory environment.  Rob is a frequent public speaker about federal and state banking regulations, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  Prior to joining the firm, he was an assistant

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2011 Regulatory and Legislative Update

February 21, 2011

Authors

Robert Klingler

2011 Regulatory and Legislative Update

February 21, 2011

by: Robert Klingler

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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Media Mentions – December 3, 2010

December 3, 2010

Authors

Jeannie Osborne

Media Mentions – December 3, 2010

December 3, 2010

by: Jeannie Osborne

With attorneys and staff worldwide, Bryan Cave often makes the news.  Recent media mentions  include Rob Klingler of the Financial Institutions group on NPR.

Atlanta Associate Robert Klingler was interviewed Nov. 23 on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” concerning the FDIC’s recently released list of problem banks. The number has gone up again – 860 institutions are on its official watch list. That’s the most since 1993. “We’ve had banks that survived the Great Depression but couldn’t make it through the Great Recession, and each one is a traumatic event,” Klingler said. Click here to read a full transcript of the interview.

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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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