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2015 SAMA CONFERENCE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY - MAY 27th 2015

 

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Conference Registration & Exhibition Set-Up

Location: Maurice Braun Foyer

 

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Dinner Reception

Location: Arroyo Terrace

 

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Conference Welcome Dinner – Opening Speech & Presentation by Gary E. Schlossberg, Senior Economist of Wells Fargo Capital Management

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

 

8:30 P.M. – 10:30 P.M.: Dessert Reception - Sponsored by Loeb & Loeb LLP

Location: Charles Fries

 

THURSDAY - MAY 28th 2015

 

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Conference Registration & Exhibition Booths

Location: Maurice Braun Foyer

 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Breakfast

Location: Charles Reiffel

 

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Key Regulatory Issues & Banks Reactions

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Speakers:

  • John Bowman, Partner, Venable LLP

  • Wallace Young, Director, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

9:50 AM – 10:50 AM: Hot Topics in Special Assets

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Moderator:

  • Gregory Meis, Senior Vice President & Manager, City National Bank  

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth C. Hengeveld, Senior Vice President, US Bank

  • James H. Ketchersid, Senior Vice President & Manager of Special Assets Department, Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach  

  • Seth Moldoff, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

  • Leslie Reuter, Senior Vice President & Senior Credit Administrator, Community Bank

 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

 

Breakout #1: “Bankruptcy: Detour-Muddy Road Ahead” – Current Trends and Big Mistakes*

Location: Everett Jackson I

  • Barry Freeman, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

  • Richard M. Pachulski, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

  • Penelope Parmes, Attorney, Troutman Sanders LLP

  • Honorable Judge Laura Taylor, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of California  

 

Breakout #2: Issues Faced by the Consultants – Case Studies

Location: Everett Jackson II

  • Andrew de Camara, Senior Managing Director, Sherwood Partners, Inc.  

  • David McCarty, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

  • Robert Riiska, Senior Managing Director, Focus Management Group

  • Mike VanderLey, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

 

Breakout #3: The In-House Counsel Perspectives

Location: Everett Jackson III

  • Lisa Kim, General Counsel & Secretary, Cathay Bank

  • Codette Wallace, SVP & General Counsel, Community Bank

  • Richard Wohl, EVP & General Counsel, Citizens Business Bank

  • Mike Zandpour, SVP and Senior Counsel, City National Bank

 

12:20 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.: SAMA Lunch – Sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Location: Charles Reiffel

 

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.: A Discussion Amongst Chief Credit Officers

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Moderator:

  • Seth Moldoff, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

Speaker:

  • Phillip Bond, Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer, Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach

  • Donn Jakosky, Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer, Community Bank

  • Robert Stevens, Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Mercantile Bank

 

3:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.: Refreshments

Location: Maurice Braun Foyer

 

3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.: Breakout Sessions

 

Breakout #1: Sham Guarantees & Lender Liabilities*

Location: Everett Jackson I

  • Joel Berman, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell LLP

  • Barry Cappello, Managing Partner, Cappello & Noel LLP  

  • Thomas M. Robins III, Shareholder, Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato L.C.

  • Scott Smith, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

 

Breakout Session #2: Syndications and Participations

Location: Everett Jackson II

  • Joel Minamide, Senior Vice President, US Bank

  • Wayne Terry, Partner, Hemar Rousso & Heald LLP

  • Thomas Turner, Senior Vice President & Special Assets Manager, Grandpoint Bank

 

Breakout #3: Title & Escrow and Foreclosure

Location: Everett Jackson III

  • John Hosack, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

  • Joel Steiner, Senior Vice President, Union Bank

  • Marsha Townsend, Chief Financial Officer, Mortgage Lender Services

 

6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.: SAMA Mixer

Location: Arroyo Terrace

 

FRIDAY - MAY 29th 2015

 

7:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.: Conference Registration & Exhibition Booth

Location: Maurice Braun Foyer

 

7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.: Breakfast

Location: Charles Reiffel

 

8:30 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.: Leveraged Lending Guideline – This is Not Your Father’s HLT

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Moderator:

  • Lindsay Gordon, Executive Director, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Speakers:

  • Gregory Meis, Senior Vice President & Manager, City National Bank

  • Wallace Young, Director, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

9:50 A.M. – 10:50 A.M.: Executive Management Panel – The State of the Banking Industry

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Moderator:

  • David R. Misch, Chief Executive Officer, Community Bank

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey K. Ball, President & Chief Executive Officer, Friendly Hills Bank

  • Christopher Warmuth, President, City National Bank

 

11:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M.: “Distressed Asset Sales” – 363 Sales, Article 9 Sales, Receivers & ABCs

Location: Maurice Braun Ballroom

Moderator:

  • William B. Freeman, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Speakers:

  • Cecily Dumas, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

  • Bernard Resser, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

  • Richard Rogan, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell LLP

 

12:20 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.: SAMA Lunch – Presentation by Gary Palmer, Manager – Surveillance & Data Analytics Group, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Location: Charles Reiffel