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Introduction to Banking Law: A 2016 Update

(453 reviews)

Produced on November 16, 2016

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$ 59 Banking and Business, Corporate, & Securities In Stock

Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Banking Business, Corporate, & Securities

Course Description

This program, led by seasoned banking attorney Kathleen Scott of Norton Rose Fulbright, is a must-see for attorneys seeking an introduction to the complex U.S. bank regulatory framework. She covers the basics of banking law to provide the non-banking law practitioner with exposure to the relevant banking laws, regulations and terms lawyers may come across on a daily basis. After introducing viewers to the primary federal bank regulatory agencies, Ms. Scott reviews the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on federal banking laws and examines federal anti-money laundering legislation. Other talking points include methods for chartering banks, capital requirements, authorized activities and investments for banks, and margin lending regulations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Grasp federal statutes and regulations
  2. Identify federal bank regulatory agencies
  3. Comprehend capital requirements
  4. Understand transaction-related issues
  5. Recognize other regulatory issues
  6. Gain exposure to some of the systemic risk issues addressed in the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform legislation
  7. Discuss international banking considerations 


Kathleen A. Scott

Norton Rose Fulbright

Kathleen A. Scott is a senior counsel in the New York office representing some of the world's largest international banks and other financial institutions concentrating on a broad range of financial services regulatory, anti-money laundering and privacy matters.

She represents financial institution clients with respect to the bank regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions, establishment of new banking organizations and nonbanking affiliates, and other transactions. Kathleen also advises U.S. and non-U.S. banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions on a broad range of federal and state regulatory issues affecting all their operations and interacts routinely with federal and state banking regulators. She has expertise regarding U.S. federal and state banking laws and regulations regarding banks as well as nonbank financial companies that might require licensing at the state level.

In addition, Kathleen counsels financial institutions facing enforcement or other supervisory actions or investigations by state and federal regulators on their compliance with federal consumer, privacy and anti-money laundering legislation and regulations. More specifically, she handles compliance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act for banks and other financial institutions and related financial privacy and information security matters. She also uses her regulatory expertise to advise financial institutions on a broad range of anti-money laundering compliance and enforcement issues.

She also is a member of the firm's global financial technology practice, advising on the U.S. financial services regulatory aspects of cryptocurrencies, the blockchain and smart contracts

Kathleen began her career as an attorney for the United States Department of Treasury and also served as an assistant counsel for the New York State Banking Department before going into private practice at two other major law firms in New York before joining Norton Rose Fulbright.


Richard K.

Good overview of plentiful information!

Jayne W.

great overview of what is an exhaustive subject.

Joel S.

Excellent overview of very complex area. Organized informative presentation.

Vasiliki N.

Presentation packed with information.

Brad N.

Liked the presenter, obviously knowledgeable and good presentation, but just seemed too fast/short for an overview of this area

Kristine C.

Absolutely excellent on every level. This is an advanced course. I thoroughly enjoyed the speaker, materials also excellent.

Nathaniel F.

Excellent presentation of a complex topic.

Brian O.

Excellent job. She covers a lot in an hour

Andrea R.

Scott's programs just get better and better!

Geoffrey K.

Ms. Scott was truly outstanding. She covered an amazing amount of material in a period of just over an hour and presented it clearly. Her slides were also excellent.

Linda E.

A keeper. She clearly has this information down. Would like to have her present the same information with more time.

Julie A. B.

Dynamic speaker.

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