Annual Legal Conference: Presented by SWABC and TBA

Annual Legal Conference: Presented by SWABC and TBA

Hotel

This year's event will be held at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio.  Please click here or call the hotel directly at 210-224-6500 to book your room in the event block for the legal conference ($199/night plus fees).

Virtual Option

If you are unable to attend in person, the event will be live-streamed. Click below to register to attend virtually.

Schedule

*subject to change*

Thursday, October 7, 2021

7:00 a.m.
Registration and Buffet Breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:00 a.m.
Selected Issues in Construction Lending
Gordon Russell, Forrest Smith and Michael Navarro, Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC

8:30 a.m.
Handle with Care: Managing your way through Special Credits
Stephanie Laird Tolson and Stewart Spielman, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

9:00 a.m.
Bankruptcy / Foreclosure
Bruce Ruzinsky and Victoria Argeroplos, Jackson Walker, L.L.P

9:30 a.m.
UCC Update
Pat Huttenbach, Crain, Caton & James

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m.
POA Practical Matters
David F. Johnson, Winstead PC

10:45 a.m.
M&A Update
Chet Fenimore, Fenimore, Kay, Harrison, Ford and Sandy Brown, Alston Bird

11:30 a.m.
Hot Topics Panel
Moderator: Rupert Baron

12:00 p.m.
Lunch and SWABC Membership Meeting

1:30 p.m.
Increasing Occurrences of ACH & Electronic Fraud
Kristina Cunningham, Crain, Caton & James

2:00 p.m.
Ag Lending & Documentation
Brandon Wing, Happy State Bank and Roger Cox, Underwood

2:30 p.m.
Regulatory Panel

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Employment Law Issues
Becky Baker, Bracewell LLP and Jessica Freedson, Prosperity Bank

4:15 p.m.
Millennial & Diversity / Next Gen
Beth Whitaker, Hunton and Derek McGee, Fenimore Kay Harrison

4:45 p.m.
Environmental Panel
Moderator: Robert Gifford, Johnston Clem Gifford PLLC
Rich Goode, ESG Services for Alvarez & Marsal NA, LLC; Michael Whalen, Berkeley Research Group; Jim Fields, Hilltop Holdings, Inc.

5:30 p.m.
Adjourn

6:30 p.m.
Sponsor Recognition Reception

Friday, October 8, 2021

7:30 a.m.
Registration and Buffet Breakfast

8:25 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m.
Phishing & Ransomware
Joy Johns, Baker Hostetler

9:00 a.m.
In-house Counsel Panel
Cedric Frazier, Woodforest National Bank and Kwame Cain, Unity National Bank

9:45 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Marijuana / Hemp Banking
Nathan McDonald, Johnston Clem Gifford PLLC and NatureTrak

10:30 a.m.
Patent Update
Steve Ravel, Kelly Hart

11:00 a.m.
Blockchain in Financial Services
Jeana Laguna and Kyle Owens, Dykema

11:30 a.m.
Lunch with Legislative Update
Celeste Embry and John Heasley, Texas Bankers Association

1:00 p.m.
Bank Growth via Fintech? Digital Banking and Banking-As-A-Service
Erin Fonte, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

1:30 p.m.
Consumer Protection Priorities in the Biden Administration and Beyond
Jonice Gray Tucker and Kari Hall, Buckley LLP

2:00 p.m.
Adult Protective Services Approach to Financial Exploitation
Lisa Brown, Department of Family and Protective Services

2:30 p.m.
Managing Affiliate Transactions: 23A, 23B and Reg W and Unwritten Fed Rules
Patrick Kennedy, Kennedy Sutherland LLP

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
ESG: Understanding Sustainability and Societal Impact Awareness in Corporate Governance
Bruce Toppin, III, Langley & Banack, Incorporated

3:45 p.m.
Deferrals / TDRs
Geron Morgan, BKD

4:15 p.m.
Wellness
Joanna Lacey, Allegiance Bank

5:00 p.m.
Adjourn

6:00 p.m.
Optional River Cruise
(concludes 7:00pm)

When
10/7/2021 - 10/8/2021
Where
The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio

Program

   

Thursday, 07 October 2021

Friday, 08 October 2021

 

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