ABA Annual Convention

October 15-17, 2017  •  Hyatt Regency Chicago  •  Chicago, Illinois

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Banker Exchanges

Moderated by bankers and experts in each topic area, Banker Exchanges are fast–paced discussions that offer an opportunity to tap the resources and experiences of bankers from across the country—your peers.

Managing Effectively Through M&A
Fiduciary obligations, necessary leadership discussions and current issues regarding conflicts of interest and shareholder litigation must all be managed well by both buyers and sellers through M&A.
  • Moderator: John J. Gorman, Partner, Luse Gorman, PC
  • Moderator: Lawrence F.M. Spaccasi, Partner, Luse Gorman, PC
Best Practices for Community Banks and Mutuals
Discover practices of larger banks that can help community banks and mutuals identify and mitigate risk, enhance communication, build the bank’s brand and even increase the bottom line.
  • Mike Ososki, Partner, BKD, LLP
  • Bert Purdy, CPA, CTFA, Partner, BKD, LLP
Capital Options for Maintaining Mutuality
Is subdebt an option for your institution and/or will regulatory capital certificates become a reality? Come learn about successful options for mutuals and what capital planning options should be in your business plan.
  • Dan Flaherty, CPA, Principal, Investment Banking, FIG Partners, LLC
  • Richard A. Schaberg, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
  • Moderator: Dawn Causey, General Counsel, American Bankers Association
Make Your Bank a “Best Place to Work”
Becoming a “Best Place to Work” is one way to attract and retain great talent. Hear lessons from banks who have achieved this designation and discuss implementation with your peers.

Note: program subject to change.


Questions? Contact Lauren Dwyer for more information.