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2020 Legal Issues

Sponsored by: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 10 AM - 12 PM

Program Description

This program will cover various aspects of the Paycheck Protection Program (with information for those that only have a passing understanding and those that are knee deep into the program), lessons learned from Enloe State Bank, new Federal Reserve “control” regulations that became effective on October 1, and an exploration of the potential issues associated with the explosion of subordinated debt issuances.

All proceeds from this FMS Chicago Chapter event will be donated to Northern Illinois Food Bank to support their mission this time of increased need. Every $1 donated helps provide $8 in groceries.


    10 AM - 11 AM CT: Presentation
    11 AM - 12 PM CT: Networking Hour


Robert D. Klingler

Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Rob Klingler advises financial institutions, and investors in financial companies, on a variety of strategic corporate transactions. His practice often involves the implementation of creative solutions to address regulatory, tax, and corporate needs.

Mr. Klingler has provided advice to community banks in a number of combinations, including purchasers, sellers and mergers of equals, as well as branch transactions and asset lift-outs. His active transactional practice significantly contributes to the firm’s position in SNL league tables for Financial Institutions M&A.


Trudie D. Kanter, CPA

Managing Director, Crowe LLP

Trudie Kanter is the current President of FMS Chicago Chapter and a Managing Director at Crowe LLP. She provides tax and related services in the banking industry, from income tax accounting under ASC 740, to mergers and acquisitions, income tax audits, federal and multi-state income tax planning, SOX 404 internal control, and taxation of virtual currencies. She is a frequent contributor to The Tax Adviser Journal, Bank & Capital Markets Tax Institute, and various banking and blockchain associations. Trudie is a graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was honored as one of the Women to Watch from the Illinois CPA Society and AICPA in 2008.

Event Sponsor

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

With over 1,400 lawyers in 30 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.


Registration to the live session includes:

  • One online connection

  • CPE credit for registrant

  • Permission to reproduce the handouts and other written material for additional attendees at your location

Only registered attendees of the live session can obtain CPE credit

Credit Hours

Earn up to 1 hour of CPE credit.

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Business Law - Technical

Group Internet Based

60 Minutes


For more information regarding administrative policies such as concerns or refunds, call 312-578-1300. FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 Web:


Members: $30
Non-Members/Guest: $45

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