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We're Back! And Having a Conversation with Terry Ammons

8/17/2018
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Following a 3-month summer hiatus, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler were joined in The Bank Account studio today by Terry Ammons, a partner with PKM and the host of PKM’s recently launched podcast GroundBanking, which features both banking and fintech experts as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in today’s financial services industry.

Duration:00:22:11

Hometown Discussion - The Atlanta Banking Landscape

5/15/2018
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On this, our 50th episode, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss recent M&A activity and the overall banking landscape in the metro-Atlanta market.

Duration:00:11:56

Ragnar! (and a bit about Banking...)

4/20/2018
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Hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss their experience running a Ragnar Trail Relay last week with some good clients and friends in the banking industry and touch on an article written by Hilary Burns in The American Banker this week on multiple bank charters.

Duration:00:23:34

Introducing Barry Hester and BCLP

4/6/2018
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On this week's episode of The Bank Account, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler are joined by Barry Hester to discuss some new developments at the firm - our recent merger with London-based firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, forming Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, as well as Barry's return to the team.

Duration:00:20:10

Getting to Yes: A Conversation about Deal Certainty

3/2/2018
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On today's episode, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss deal protections and considerations - from the initial emotions of deciding to sell through signing.

Duration:00:21:25

Reinvestment Opportunities Created by Tax Reform

2/16/2018
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On today's episode hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler get back into the swing of podcasting in our studio after a brief hiatus and the Acquire or Be Acquired conference. Their primary topic of conversation is the effort many in the industry are making at putting their tax savings to good use.

Duration:00:14:15

Bank-Fintech Partnerships - Our Final AOBA Installment

2/5/2018
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In our fourth and final podcast recorded onsite at Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired (AOBA) conference, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler were joined by Jay Wilson with Mercer Capital who wrote the book on bank-fintech partnerships.

Duration:00:05:44

Raymond James on 2018 Banking Trends

2/1/2018
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On this episode, our third of four episodes recorded at the Acquire or Be Acquired conference, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler were joined by Bill Wagner and Matt Paramore from Raymond James to discuss their outlook for 2018 in bank M&A.

Duration:00:11:39

M&A Simulation Recap from AOBA 2018

1/29/2018
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Our hosts, Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler, were joined for this installment of The Bank Account by their co-presenters from the M&A Simulation at the 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference, Matt Veneri and Dan Flaherty from FIG Partners. Their discussion highlighted themes from this highly interactive, banker-only session at the conference.

Duration:00:12:12

2018 Industry Outlook with Rory McKinney from D.A. Davidson at AOBA

1/29/2018
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While at Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired conference in Phoenix, AZ this weekend, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler sat down with Rory McKinney from D.A. Davidson to discuss his outlook for bank M&A in 2018. Jonathan and Rob also took a few moments at the outset to give their highlights and primary takeaways from Day One of the conference.

Duration:00:14:56

Recent Developments and End of Year M&A Analysis

12/29/2017
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On today's episode of The Bank Account, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss the recent tax policy changes and conduct a brief analysis of 2017 bank M&A.

Duration:00:24:01

Bank CEOs' Success Strategies -- A Conversation with DHG Financial Services

12/15/2017
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Suzanne Donner and Bill Walton from DHG Financial Services join host Rob Klingler to discuss DHG's new community banking report on today's podcast.

Duration:00:19:11

Data Breach Discussion with Jena Valdetero

12/11/2017
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On today's episode, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler are joined by Bryan Cave partner Jena Valdetero to discuss cybersecurity and data breaches.

Duration:00:22:56

Current Status of Both Regulatory Reform and Tax Reform for Banks

11/21/2017
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On this episode hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss the current status of both regulatory reform and tax reform in Congress and what's potentially in store for banks. Towards the end of their conversation, they delve into particular concerns for S corporations.

Duration:00:22:06

All Dressed Up With No Place To Go

11/3/2017
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Hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss the challenges faced by banks that cannot find traditional buyers and some possible alternatives for those banks.

Duration:00:29:57

Potpourri of Bank Regulatory News

10/13/2017
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On today's episode hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss an assortment of recent regulatory news for banks.

Duration:00:27:40

Adding HVADC to Our Banking Alphabet Soup

9/28/2017
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Hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler are joined by colleague Jerry Blanchard to discuss Wednesday's announcement by regulators of a proposal to simplify the capital rules.

Duration:00:18:27

Putting the Success in Succession

9/22/2017
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On today's podcast, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler draw on their personal experience at Bryan Cave and the experiences of their bank clients for a discussion about succession planning.

Duration:00:21:36

Stronger Together: Gaining Efficiency Through Shared Services

9/8/2017
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Hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler are joined on this episode by colleagues Sean Christy and Ken Achenbach to discuss the opportunity for banks to join forces to purchase outsourced services and invest in technology platforms together. By working together, banks can leverage buying power and share the burden associated with evaluating their vendor options. https://www.americanbanker.com/news/a-path-forward-for-tellers-as-branch-visits-decline

Duration:00:19:08

The Sanity of Bank Directors

9/1/2017
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On today's podcast, hosts Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler discuss the kickoff to the college football season and delve further into Jonathan's article on BankBryanCave.com this week responding to a WSJ Op-Ed by fellow lawyer Thomas Vartanian on the impact the regulatory environment has on bank board members. Links: http://bankbryancave.com/2017/08/counterpoint-why-sane-people-serve-as-bank-directors/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-would-anyone-sane-be-a-bank-director-1503960852

Duration:00:27:20