Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 | 8 am–1 pm
This event is taking place at the Anderson University Center on the St. Paul campus of Hamline University. Parking will be allowed in all campus surface lots from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.
The Center for Law and Business (fka Business Law Institute of Hamline University School of Law) at Mitchell Hamline School of Law presents the 5th Annual Hot Topics in Business Law CLE co-sponsored by the Banking Law Committee of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Program produced by Karen Grandstrand and Joe Green, co-chairs of the Banking Law Committee.Register Now
Too Big To Fail Keynote Address – 8:30—9:30 am
Ron J. Feldman, Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Mr. Feldman is the senior officer for Supervision, Regulation and Credit, where he oversees the consumer and safety and soundness supervision of about 75 state member banks and about 500 bank holding companies. He is also responsible for the Bank’s lending to Ninth District depository institutions and managing the resulting credit risk. Feldman holds a variety of Federal Reserve System supervisory leadership roles and he is also a primary adviser on monetary policy to the Bank president. He helps oversee the Federal Reserve’s monitoring of financial system stability and identification of risks to stability.
Feldman has published research on a wide array of banking and financial topics. He is the co-author of Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts, published by the Brookings Institution (2004).
He has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.P.A. from Syracuse University.
Bank Secrecy Act/Anti Money Laundering: Financial Footprint of Human Trafficking, Customer Due Diligence rule and Beneficial Ownership data collection, and Private/Public partnerships
Barry Koch, Independent Consultant and Private Attorney
Mr. Koch is recognized internationally as an expert in the field of anti-money laundering compliance and risk management. He most recently served as an Assistant District Attorney and Counsel to the Investigation Division in the New York County District Attorney’s Office. The Investigation Division includes the Major Economic Crimes, Cybercrime, Rackets, Fraud, Public Corruption, Tax, Asset Forfeiture and Counterterrorism Bureaus, as well as the International Money Movement Center and Financial Intelligence Unit.
Bert Black, Legal Advisor, Office of Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon
Mr. Black has been the Legal Advisor for the Office of the Secretary of State since January 2003. Mr. Black received his B.A. in 1976 from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his J.D. in 1979 from the University of Minnesota. He was admitted to the Minnesota and United States District Court (District of Minnesota) bars in 1979.
James Cummans, Senior Vice President, BSA, AML and OFAC Office, TCF National Bank
Mr. Cummans specializes in leadership, complex BSA and terrorist financing investigations, and consent order remediation. He brings over 23 years of criminal and financial investigations experience to his position.
Panel moderator: James E. Hanson, Adjunct Faculty Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Center for Law and Business Advisory Board member
Mr. Hanson has significant financial services experience and his Banking Law course is among the core requirements for the Certificate in Bank Compliance offered through the Center. Mr. Hanson recently retired as Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo & Company where, for more than two decades, he was responsible the Company’s corporate financial reporting activities, including SEC and regulatory reporting.
Board Governance: Emerging New Legal and Regulatory Expectations for Bank Directors
Karen L. Grandstrand, Partner, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Ms. Grandstrand is a nationally recognized financial services regulatory attorney, financial industry advisor and dealmaker. She advises clients on examination matters, compliance and enforcement actions, mergers and acquisitions, the recapitalization and acquisition of troubled banks, private equity and other investments in banking organizations, corporate governance, risk management, and payment system and trust matters.
James L. Chosy, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, U.S. Bancorp
Mr. Chosy has served in this position since March 1, 2013. From 2001 to 2013, he served as the General Counsel and Secretary of Piper Jaffray Companies. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Chosy was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of U.S. Bancorp, having also served as Secretary from 2000 until 2001. Chosy is a member of the board of directors of the Guthrie Theater, the Fund for Legal Aid, The Clearing House and the board of advisors of the University of Minnesota Law School. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Amy Seidel, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Ms. Seidel is the head of Faegre Baker Daniels Public Companies and Securities practice area, which focuses on advising public companies on securities compliance and corporate governance matters.
Panel moderator: Joseph T. Green, Secretary, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, TCF Financial Corporation
Mr. Green has been employed by TCF since 1986. He is a past Chair of the American Bankers Association Mid-Size Bank General Counsels Committee and is currently Vice Chair of the Business Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
The event is being held at the Anderson Center on the St. Paul campus of Hamline University. The Anderson Center is on the northeast corner of Snelling Avenue and Englewood Avenue. Parking is available in the Anderson Center garage for a fee, this facility has limited space. Parking in campus surface lots is free to visitors for the day.
- $60 – discount codes for MHSL and legacy schools alumni, and Mitchell Hamline students are on the registration form.
- CLE credits will be applied for.
Program information will be updated on this website as details are available.