Banking and Financial Services

July 26, 2016 | dehs

Davenport Evans Banking and Financial Service Lawyers

Davenport Evans law firm, in Sioux Falls, SD, handles all aspects of South Dakota banking law, including acquisitions, branching, establishment of new banks in lending, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation, representing banks in all phases of state and federal banking regulation.

Banks and financial institutions have long looked to Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith as a premier firm for financial services law. The firm is known for a deep bench of expertise, and respected for reliability.

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Thank you to all who joined us for the 2017 Davenport Evans Banking Seminar, Friday, April 28. The event center was packed at The Country Club of Sioux Falls, as the firm hosted over 150 attendees from financial institutions across the state.

The seminar began with a hot breakfast and a welcome and introductory remarks by Charles D. Gullickson. The day’s presentations began with Keith A. Gauer presenting on The ABCs of the OCC Fintech Charter Initiative, followed by The Road to Splitsville: What a Customer’s Divorce Means to Bankers, presented by Thomas M. Frankman and Rita M. Edwards.

Davenport Evans Banking Seminar Regulator PanelAfter a networking break, Charles Gullickson moderated a conversation with regulators and the South Dakota Bankers Association (SDBA), including James LaPierre, Regional Director, FDIC; Bret Afdahl, Director, South Dakota Division of Banking; Mark Rauzi, Vice President – Supervision, Regulation, and Credit, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; and Curt Everson, President, South Dakota Bankers Association.

Next was a presentation on Marketing v. Compliance: 7 Steps to Helping Your Marketing Team and Compliance Staff Find Happiness Together, by Dixie K. Hieb and Ashlee A. Wendt.  This was followed by a Bonus Round of two presentations-in-brief. The first was on Website ADA Compliance: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Headed? from Tiffany M. Miller. The second, Foreclosure Pitfalls: Say What, I Can’t Sue the Guarantor? was presented by Robert E. Hayes.

After another break and introductions of the remaining Davenport Evans lawyers in attendance, lunch was served. Douglas J. Hajek introduced the keynote speaker, Dr. Thomas Brandenburger, Associate Professor, South Dakota State University and Consultant in Predictive Modeling for Consumer Lending. Dr. Brandenburger’s presentation was entitled, The Proof is in the Data – Why Predictive Analytics Matter to Bankers.

For information on these presentations, or to request a speaker from Davenport Evans, please contact Kristen Townsend at 605-357-1249 or ktownsend@dehs.com.

View the seminar agenda here, Bankers Seminar AGENDA 2017

Contact our Banking and Financial Services attorneys:  Charles D. GullicksonRobert E. Hayes, Tiffany M. Miller, Vince M. Roche, Litigation, Dixie K. Hieb, Keith A. Gauer, Douglas J. Hajek, Rita M. Edwards and Ashlee A. Wendt.

For information or to request a speaker from Davenport Evans, please contact Kristen Townsend at 605-357-1249 or ktownsend@dehs.com.

Davenport Evans Banking and Financial Services

Davenport Evans is committed to providing a full range of legal services to financial industry clients in a timely and cost-efficient manner. We share your focus on quality and service through strong, individualized working relationships.

Davenport Evans represents banks and their marketing partners in all phases of federal and state banking law and regulatory compliance including:

  • bank acquisitions and mergers
  • branch banking
  • regulatory compliance
  • creditors’ rights
  • commercial litigation
  • prepaid and credit card programs
  • subprime lending
  • financial privacy
  • bank-vendor relationships
  • strategic planning
  • unclaimed property

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South Dakota Banking and Financial Services

Due to its nationally-recognized pro-banking business climate, South Dakota attracts major regional and national leaders in the financial services industry. Many are surprised to find that South Dakota also offers highly-qualified lawyers with sophisticated practices in specialized areas of commercial law. Davenport Evans offers banking and compliance attorneys with solid credentials and diverse backgrounds serving clients ranging from community banks to multi-national institutions.

South Dakota is the top-ranked state for banking in the United States, with South Dakota-based banks holding over $2.9 trillion in assets in 2014. Major credit card issuers and related processing and service providers are based in South Dakota, and Davenport Evans has provided legal counsel to many of these industry leaders during a thirty-year period of unparalleled growth and prosperity.

For more information or to request a speaker from Davenport Evans, please contact Kristen Townsend at 605-357-1249 or ktownsend@dehs.com.

Contact our Banking and Financial Services attorneys:  Charles D. GullicksonRobert E. Hayes, Tiffany M. Miller, Vince M. Roche, Litigation, Dixie K. Hieb, Keith A. Gauer, Douglas J. Hajek, Rita M. Edwards and Ashlee A. Wendt.

For information on the seminar presentations, or to request a speaker from Davenport Evans, please contact Kristen Townsend at 605-357-1249 or ktownsend@dehs.com.

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