Banking and Financial Services

Doug Hajek Davenport Evans Banking Seminar 2018Davenport 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 everyone who attended the Davenport Evans Banking Seminar, which took place Friday, April 27, at The Country Club of Sioux Falls. The Banking Seminar is a complimentChad Knutson SBS CyberSecurity at Davenport Evans Banking Seminar 2018ary benefit for clients and invited guests of Davenport Evans law firm. Be sure you receive next year’s agenda and other event alerts by joining our eNews mailing list.

Banker attendance has continued to exceed our expectations.  The seminar began with a hot breakfast and a welcome and introductory remarks by Charles D. Gullickson. The day’s presentations began with Chris Prendergast of Click Rain, and Keith A. Gauer presenting on Digital Banking 2018: Customer Interest Assessment and Compliance Issues, followed by Trying to Save the Farm without Breaking the Bank: A Primer on Chapter 12 Bankruptcy, presented by Robert E. Hayes and Anthony M. Hohn.

After a networking break, Charles Gullickson moderated a conversation with regulators, including James LaPierre, Regional Director, FDIC and Bret Afdahl, Director, South Dakota Division of Banking.

Jean Bender at Davenport Evans Banking Seminar 2018Next was a presentation from Davenport Evans employment lawyer Jean H. Bender, Workplace Harassment = Risky Business, followed by a “Bonus Round” of three shorter presentations.  Tiffany M. Miller presented, The CFPB Under Mulvaney: Moderation and Math and Donuts (Oh My!), Rita M. Edwards presented, Vendor or Villain? Avoid These 5 Contract Traps with Third Party Vendors, and Dixie K. Hieb presented, Breach Readiness: Essential Elements of a Breach Response Plan. 

After the final break and introductions of the remaining Davenport Evans lawyers in attendance, lunch was served. Douglas J. Hajek introduced the keynote speaker, Chad Knutson, President of SBS CyberSecurity. Knutson’s presentation was entitled, Cybersecurity Trends and Hot Topics in Banking.

For information on this event 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, and Rita M. Edwards.

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 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.

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, and Rita M. Edwards.

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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