Join Kennedy Sutherland attorneys, Patrick J. Kennedy Jr. and Dub Sutherland, as they present at the 2015 Bank Holding Company Association Spring Seminar in Bloomington, Minneapolis on May 4th, 2015. The seminar will “Build on a Foundation of Success,” giving financial institutions the information & networking opportunities they need to take their bank holding company to the next level. The seminar is bigger & better than ever with an expanded Monday session, more breakout sessions, & outstanding speakers.
This year Kennedy Sutherland will be part of a new special two-part session that will look at the current issues affecting Sub S banks and holding companies, and investment strategies designed to make the most of a sub S election.
MONDAY, May 4, 2015
2:30 p.m. ~ Registration Desk Opens
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ~ “Sub S Issues & Opportunities”
Kevin Powers of Crowe Horwath, LLP, will look at the current issues facing holding companies and banks incorporated under subchapter S rules and compare C vs. S in the current tax environment.
William D. “Dub” Sutherland of Kennedy Sutheland LLP will discuss challenges and opportunities in managing Sub S shareholders, Board and Bank, including specific thoughts on succession planning.
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ~ “How to Leverage Your Sub S Election”
Randy Rouse, executive vice president and chief investment officer of Broadway Bank, will share his bank’s investment strategy for making the most of its S election. Broadway is a $2.4 billion community bank in San Antonio, Texas. He is a regular presenter at the annual conference of the Subchapter S Bank Association and is making his first BHCA seminar presentation.
Patrick Kennedy, Jr. of Kennedy Sutherland LLP will provide the most current update on legislative and regulatory matters affecting Subchapter S banks, including discussion of the Association’s Capital Access Initiative as well as other legislative opportunities.
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ~ Reception
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ~ Dinner
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ~ “Eyeing Rates and Other Economic Indicators”
Economist Edmund Seifried will survey the economic landscape, identifying the areas of potential trouble and opportunity for community bank owners. Seifried is the chief economist of the Sheshunoff Affiliation Programs and serves on the faculty of several banking schools.