The mission of the Banking Law Committee is to act as principal Business Law Section Committee dealing with laws relating to banking and financial services activities conducted through banks and other regulated intermediary financial institutions.
- Provide meaningful meetings, programs and information to practitioners covering a wide range of banking law topics and, through our programs and task force activities, to be a significant resource to the membership and the Federal banking agencies.
- Approximately 1,950 members
- Three in-person meetings a year: the Business Law Section Spring Meeting, the ABA Annual Meeting, and a separate, standalone Fall Meeting in Washington, DC
- Committee meetings often include significant participation by Federal banking agency staff members with an opportunity for dialogue
- Numerous active subcommittees focused on the full range of banking law topics
- Sponsored and co-sponsored programs relate to areas of significant interest to practitioners, including the latest developments in banking and financial services law practice
- Provide members significant opportunities to participate in our activities
Areas of Expertise
- Commercial and Real Estate Lending
- Community Banking
- Matters Related to Bank Compliance, Examination and Audit
- Enforcement, Director Liability and Troubled Bank Matters
- International Banking
- Loan Workouts and Bankruptcy
- Financial Institutions Mergers and Acquisitions
- Payments and Electronic Banking
- Retail Banking and Consumer Laws
- Savings Institutions
- Matters Related to Bank Securities, Capital Markets and Derivatives
- Systemically Important Financial Institutions
- Trust and Investment Services
Committee members are invited to be guest columnists for the Banking Law Committee Journal. Articles may vary in length but usually are 4-5 pages double-spaced. Please submit your proposed articles or article outlines by email to Bob Bostrom, Editor-in-Chief, at email@example.com.
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The Banking Law Committee has a few special traditions, reflecting its history and collegiality. These include the Frank Simpson Award and the Ed Lane-Reticker Lecture (for a descrption, click "more"). Another tradition, the Banking Law courses, is described in the program schedule.