Crisis Management: Responding to COVID-19
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Legal & Regulatory Compliance

COVID-19 is a coronavirus that has very quickly impacted every aspect of life in the United States and abroad in a very significant way. The effects of COVID-19 raise many challenges for financial institutions on a number of different fronts. This webinar will examine COVID-19 and its impact on banking operations from multiple different perspectives. The session will include consideration of how to respond to COVID-19 and the government’s suggested guidelines as an employer and community participant, entity regulated by federal and state banking regulations and recently released regulatory guidance and items for consideration from a corporate, shareholder and similar perspective. This webinar should not be missed by any financial institution that is developing plans and strategies for response to this significant event.  


Greyson Tuck
Attorney and Consultant
Gerrish Smith Tuck

Greyson Tuck is a member of the board of directors of both the Memphis based law firm of Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC, Attorneys and Gerrish Smith Tuck, Consultants, LLC. These two firms have assisted numerous community banks in virtually every state across the nation. Greyson’s legal and consulting practice places special emphasis on community bank holding company formation and use, community bank mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, corporate reorganizations, corporate taxation, general corporate law and community bank strategic planning. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he majored in accounting and finance, and received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he was a Herff Scholar. He is alsoa graduate of the Paul W. Barret, Jr. School of Banking and currently serves as a faculty member at several banking schools across the country. He is a frequent presenter at national and state bank association conferences and has authored several articles of interest to financial institutions. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and an active participant in the Memphis Bar Association.

Jeffrey C. Gerrish
Gerrish Smith Tuck

Mr. Gerrish’s consulting and legal practice places special emphasis on strategic planning for boards of directors and officers, community bank mergers and acquisitions, bank holding company formation and use, acquisition and ownership planning for boards of directors, regulatory matters, including problem banks, memoranda of understanding, cease and desist and consent orders, and compliance issues, defending directors in failed bank situations, capital raising and securities law concerns, ESOPs and other matters of importance to community banks.  He formerly served as Regional Counsel for the Memphis Regional Office of the FDIC with responsibility for all legal matters, including all enforcement actions.  Before coming to Memphis, Mr. Gerrish was with the FDIC Liquidation Division in Washington, D.C. where he had nationwide responsibility for litigation against directors of failed banks.  He has been directly involved in fair lending, equal credit and fair housing matters, in raising capital for problem financial institutions and in numerous bank merger transactions.  Mr. Gerrish is an accomplished author, lecturer and participates in various banking-related seminars.  

Cliston V. “Doc” Bodine, III
Managing Director
Gerrish Smith Tuck

Mr. Bodine’s legal and consulting practice places special emphasis on compliance matters, bank regulatory matters, strategic planning, examination issues and appeals, enforcement actions (formal and informal), civil money penalties (“CMPs”), expense practices, incentive compensation issues, regulatory applications, removal and prohibition matters, bank insurance issues, fraud and other internal investigations, corporate reorganizations, holding company formation and use, mergers and acquisitions, branch sale or purchase, corporate governing documents and practices, golden parachute payment and indemnification issues, and general banking and corporate law. 

Webinar Fees

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Bank Member $0 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $0 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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