Banking Outlook: Navigating Important Topics in 2018

June 28, 2018 at 4:30pm6:30pm (CST)
Armstrong Teasdale LLP

7700 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 1800
St. Louis, Missouri 63105

The Fintech and Cryptocurrency Revolution
Presented by Thor Mathison
The exponential growth of fintech companies such as Square, PayPal and Stripe is disrupting the traditional banking and financial services industry, shifting consumer expectations and increasing competition. Even newer technologies such as decentralized, blockchain-driven cryptocurrencies could revolutionize the financial system and drastically disintermediate traditional banks from the brave new world of digital banking and finance. Learn more about the legal issues surrounding these cutting-edge technologies and how banks can leverage them to compete in a rapidly changing world.

Current Trends and Recent Developments in Data Breach Response and Liability
Presented by Jeff Schultz
For businesses handling large amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) online, such as banks and financial institutions, any loss of control over that information may require quick action to stop the dissemination of data, recover it and mitigate any harm. Most recently, data breaches have given rise to class action lawsuits, creating a particular need for efficient and expeditious problem solving. Join me to learn more about breach response, recent claims arising from breach incidents, defenses and creative strategies employed by plaintiff’s lawyers.

The #MeToo Movement
Presented by Dan O'Toole
“The Silence Breakers” were named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. And, shocking and widespread allegations of sexual harassment continue to surface. This movement is a call to action for employers. Learn what you can do to prevent and appropriately respond to harassment issues in the financial services and banking industry and limit significant liability.

This program has been accredited for 1.2 Missouri Continuing Legal Education Credits.If you are interested in applying for credits in other jurisdictions, please note that you will receive a Certificate of Attendance after completing the program and an online evaluation.