Bank Counsel Seminar
In this content-rich program, bank counsel, BSA/AML officers, and compliance officers converge to explore legislation, regulatory change, education, and discover resources to ensure efficient processes and practices.
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|Tuesday, October 2|
|7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Registration Open|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Bank Counsel Breakfast|
|8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||Hot Topics in Commercial and Real Estate Lending
The panel will discuss important legislation and recent case law developments involving commercial and real estate lending.
Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel
First Republic Bank
Peter S. Munoz
Reed Smith LLP
|9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||What Goes Up, Must Come Down
Is the economy’s long growth cycle nearing its end? Where are the weaknesses in commercial and real estate lending, and what events could signal a rise in defaults? This panel will discuss preparing for and dealing with a change in the credit cycle, including identifying and managing potentially distressed commercial and real estate credits, mitigating lender liability litigation risk, and applying lessons learned from the Great Recession.
Amy Lerner Hill
Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel
City National Bank
Vice President, Associate Counsel
Pacific Premier Bank
|10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||Refreshment Break|
|10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||The Empire Strikes Bank: An Operations Update
Explore key impacts arising from the recent amendments to Regulation CC, including changes to the ECCHO Operating Rules; modifications to consider to terms governing indemnity in an account agreement; and new check-related payment standards in light of updates to ANSI X9.100-140. The panel will also discuss issues to consider when implementing the new beneficial ownership rule; and recent UCC issues related to instruments.
Senior Vice President, Senior Company Counsel
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Aldrich & Bonnefin, PLC
|11:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Hot Topics in Human Resources Law
Hear from seasoned labor and employment law experts who will highlight current major employment and labor law challenges for the banking industry, including emerging trends in wage and hour law, recent cases, litigation trends, and best practices. This panel will examine these and other developments and consider what the law currently is, how it got there and where it may be going in the future.
First Republic Bank
|2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Regulators’ Changing Views on Bank Boards of Directors and Governance
The penalties levied against Wells Fargo for its account-opening practices included an agreement to replace members of its Board of Directors, not for any specific wrongdoing, but for alleged inadequate oversight of the bank’s incentive compensation and marketing. The panelists will discuss what this might mean for bank directors generally, and the effect, if any, of the change of administration and senior regulatory officials.
Goodwin Procter, LLP
Goodwin Procter, LLP
|3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Refreshment Break|
|3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Hot Topics in Bank Litigation and Bankruptcy
This panel will focus on privacy/data security cases, BSA/AML and CFPB enforcement actions, the PHH set of cases, and an update on class actions.
Asst. General Counsel & Director, Global Transaction Services
Bank of America, N.A.
|4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||
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(Includes attendees of Regulatory Compliance Conference)
The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel
500 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Hotel accommodations can be made here or by calling The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel reservations department at (877) 678-6255. Please ask for the “WBA Group Rate.” The WBA Room Rate is $210, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees.
Rooms are limited, please make your reservations by Saturday, September 1, 2018. If the WBA room block reaches capacity before this date, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.
Overnight parking for guests is $29 per day with in and out privileges. Day Use parking (8am-5pm) is $12 per car.