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Agency Comments and Resolutions

Chairs

Salley, Stephen
Mahler, Aaron

Vice-Chair

Yi, Charles

Young Lawyer Liaison

Beauregard, Alyn

Mission Statement

The mission of the Agency Comments and Resolutions Subcommittee includes analyzing and commenting on matters that will impact banking law, regulation, and related policy.  Among other things, the subcommittee works on matters related to proposed rulemaking by the banking agencies, as well as proposed ABA resolutions relating to legislative and policy matters.  The subcommittee is charged with identifying the consensus views of the Banking Law Committee and conveying those views to necessary constituencies.

Bank Examination Privilege Task Force

Chair

Mayer, Frank

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bank Examination Privilege Task Force is to evaluate issues related to transparency from banking agencies in connection with requests for privileged information, and considering matters relating to reasonable parameters. The subcommittee is working on developing a consensus opinion of the Banking Law Committee regarding certain key issues pertaining to the bank examination privilege, and vehicles for developing mutually agreeable solutions for regulators and the industry.

Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering

Chair

Roberts, Debra

Vice-Chairs

Clegg, Brendan
Toomey, Kevin

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Subcommittee is to provide a platform to understand the laws and regulations related to anti-money laundering, counter threat finance, and economic sanctions. The subcommittee facilitates discussions concerning developments in these areas that impact the banking and financial services industry.

Commercial and Real Estate Lending

Chair

Thompson, Matt

Mission Statement

The mission of the Commercial and Real Estate Lending Subcommittee is to identify and evaluate current legal issues in commercial and real estate lending. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Compliance, Examination and Audit

Chairs

Alper, Elijah
Hletko, Valerie

Vice-Chairs

Cohen, Brad
Sellick, Laurie

Mission Statement

The mission of the Compliance, Examination and Audit Subcommittee is to identify and analyze trends in compliance, bank examinations and audits. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Enforcement, Insider Liability and Troubled Banks

Chair

Stipano, Daniel

Vice-Chairs

Bonici, Max
Bornfreund, Matthew

Mission Statement

The mission of the Enforcement, Insider Liability, and Troubled Banks subcommittee is to identify and analyze trends in bank enforcement actions, director and officer liability, and troubled and failed banks. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

In-House Counsel

Chair

Barnes, Karen

Vice-Chair

Hamilton, Peggy

Mission Statement

The mission of the In-House Counsel Subcommittee is to identify and analyze issues faced by in-house counsel at financial institutions. Such matters often involve interactions with various internal and external individuals and entities, such as compliance departments, outside counsel, regulators, and vendors. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

International Banking

Chairs

Carroll, Katherine
Paridon, Chris

Vice-Chair

Webster, Stephanie

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Banking Subcommittee is to identify domestic and international legal issues that impact both international banks and U.S. banks with international activities. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Law School Teaching

Chair

Penton, Janis

Vice-Chair

Lee, Paul

Mission Statement

The mission of the Law School Teaching Subcommittee is to create a forum in which law school professors can share relevant topics, methodologies, and syllabi.  The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Legislation and Regulation

Chair

Geiringer, John

Vice-Chair

Bisanz, Matthew

Mission Statement

The Legislation and Regulation Subcommittee monitors legislative and regulatory developments impacting financial institutions, and interacts with relevant decisionmakers in the Legislative and Executive branches. This subcommittee also organizes and leads our Winter Standalone meeting in Washington, D.C.

Loan Workouts and Bankruptcy

Chair

Cavallaro, Michael

Vice-Chairs

Knabe, Kris
Bryan, Erin

Mission Statement

The mission of the Loan Workouts and Bankruptcy Subcommittee is to identify and analyze current legal issues relating to loan workouts and bankruptcy. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Initiatives

Chairs

Vitale, Joseph

Vice-Chairs

Anderson, Jarryd
Tipton, Taylor

Mission Statement

Understanding transactions and sharing transactional insights constitute the objectives of this subcommittee. Topics include document preparation, application procedures and substantive issues (antitrust, capital and financial condition and Community Reinvestment Act and convenience and needs of the community) relating to the purchase of banks and thrifts, the assisted purchase of troubled or closed banks or thrifts, the acquisition of nonbank subsidiaries, branch openings and closings, Hart Scott Rodino Act purchases and sales of assets, and liquidating banks.

New Members

Chair

Konko, Jennifer​

Vice-Chair

Hill, Maya

Mission Statement

The mission of the New Members Subcommittee is to introduce new members to the current members, structure, and traditions of the Banking Law Committee, and to develop programming to help mentor new banking lawyers. The subcommittee typically meets during Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section, as well as during our Winter Standalone meeting.

Payments and Electronic Banking

Chairs

Krebs, Stephen
Sanford, BJ

Vice-Chair

Shatiryan, Vladimir

Mission Statement: The mission of the Payments and Electronic Banking Subcommittee is to identify and analyze legal trends in payments and electronic banking, such as the Uniform Commercial Code, ACH, wire transfers, and virtual currency. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Regional and Community Banks

Chair

Hudson, Gregory

Vice-Chairs

Pelzer, Karen
Sones, Ben

Mission Statement

The mission of the Regional and Community Banks Subcommittee is to identify and analyze all banking matters affecting non-money center banks with a particular emphasis on corporate governance matters related to regulatory compliance, risk management, and corporate structure.  The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Retail Banking and Consumer Law

Chair

Gevondyan, Hillary

Vice-Chair

Hall, Kari
Iovine, Aaron

Mission Statement

The mission of the Retail Banking and Consumer Law Subcommittee is to identify and analyze current trends in retail banking and consumer law more broadly, including trends impacting nonbank financial institutions. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Securities, Capital Markets and Derivatives

Chair

Byrne, Timothy

Vice-Chairs

Bosco, AJ
Humenik, Stephen

Mission Statement

The mission of the Securities, Capital Markets and Derivatives Subcommittee is to identify and analyze current legal trends in securities, capital markets and derivatives. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

State Law Developments

Chairs

Omer, Gregory

Vice-Chairs

Ord, Isabelle
Ahmad, Shazia

Mission Statement

The mission of the State Law Developments Subcommittee is to identify and analyze state law developments that could impact both state- and nationally-chartered banks, how federal preemption could impact those developments, and enforcement actions being taken by state agencies. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Systemically Important Financial Institutions

Chairs

Portilla, David
Orme, Camille

Vice-Chairs

Rivera, Jorge
Sempertegui, Juan

Mission Statement

The mission of the Systemically Important Financial Institutions Subcommittee is to identify and analyze statutory, regulatory, and supervisory issues that impact the largest and most complex banking organizations. The subcommittee typically offers substantive programming on these topics at the Spring and Fall Meetings of the ABA Business Law Section.

Trust and Investment Services

Chairs

Papageorgiou, Phoebe
Zanotti, Kristina

Vice-Chairs

Stern, William
Vincent, Joseph

Mission Statement

This subcommittee monitors all activities of a bank trust department or a trust company subsidiary of a bank holding company, including corporate, personal and institutional trust activities, custody services, employee benefit plan activities and transfer agent activities including issues related to the funding, organization and structure and regulatory requirements governing such activities.

Task Force - Deposit Account Control Agreements

Chairs

Grodner, R Marshall
Heileson, Marvin
Ireland, Oliver
Pickering, John
Smith, Edwin

Reporters

Polt, Leslie
Sonnenberg, Heather

Task Force on Securities Holding Infrastructure

Chairs

Mooney, Jr., Charles
Rocks, Sandra

Mission Statement

​The Task Force on Securities Holdings Infrastructure will (i) examine the infrastructure for the intermediated holding of securities in the United States, (ii) identify. analyze, and assess the significance of any problems associated with the infrastructure, and (iii) identify and assess plausible means of addressing any problems.