Unit 2: Regulatory Overview – Best Practices

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Video Length: 25 Minutes
Released: September 3rd, 2013
Presenter: James McAlpin
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In the second part of the Regulatory Overview unit of our Online Training Series, James McAlpin, partner with the law firm Bryan Cave LLP in Atlanta, digs deeper into a variety of important regulatory issues, including an overview of the latest regulatory developments and some best practice recommendations that boards should consider adopting.

Topics Include:

  • The Impact of the Financial Crisis 
  • Consumer Protection Laws 
  • Mortgage Lending Amendments
  • New Capital Requirements (Basel III) 
  • Bank Secrecy Act & Anti-Money Laundering 
  • Laws Regulatory Focus on Risk Management

A glossary of banking terms is included with each video unit.

About The Presenter:

Jim McAlpin is a partner in Bryan Cave LLP’s Financial Institutions practice group. The Financial Institutions Group represents hundreds of community banks throughout the United States. It is annually a national leader in merger and acquisition transactions, de novo bank formations, going private transactions, and public and private capital issuance for community banks.

Mr. McAlpin has broad experience in the areas of corporate and business law, including representation of both private and public companies in connection with capital and acquisition strategies, board disputes and dissident shareholders. Mr. McAlpin regularly counsels clients on corporate governance matters, operational and regulatory issues faced by financial institutions and strategies for dealing with regulatory issues. Mr. McAlpin also frequently represents Boards of Directors and special committees, and he has an expertise in the area of the duties, responsibilities and fiduciary obligations of corporate directors.

Mr. McAlpin served as Chairman of Powell Goldstein LLP from March 2004 until its combination with Bryan Cave LLP, January 1, 2009. He is currently serving on the Executive Committee of Bryan Cave.

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