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Brown Bag Lunch: Bank Charter Applications, Issues, and Considerations
Arnold & Porter
601 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3743
Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EST
Category: Events

WHF Brown Bag Lunch: Bank Charter Applications, Issues, and Considerations

WHF Brown Bags Lunches are open to members only, at no charge. Not a member? Call WHF at 703-683-4742 and we will be happy to assist in signing you up for membership.

This event is off the record.

Date: March 13, 2019 
Time: 12:00 - 1:15 pm
Location: Arnold & Porter, 601 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20001
Metro: Gallery Place Chinatown and Mt. Vernon Square 7th St. Convention Center


Katherine Bosken, Deputy Commissioner of Banks, North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks
Michael A. Mancusi, Partner, Arnold & Porter
Stephen Lybarger, Deputy Comptroller for Licensing, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 


Join us for a Women in Housing & Finance Brown Bag Lunch where we will discuss a number of issues relating to new bank charters, including deposit insurance applications, state regulatory approvals, interplay between state and federal regulators, and practical considerations for approaching the chartering process. 

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Katherine Bosken is North Carolina Deputy Commissioner of Banks for Legal Affairs. Ms. Bosken was appointed Deputy in 2016, after serving as Bank Supervision Attorney since 2013.   Ms. Bosken graduated from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland with a B.A. in Computer Science and International Relations, and from Wake Forest University School of Law, with a J.D. She has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 2006 and is an inactive member of the Maryland bar. Ms. Bosken started her career in private practice, handling a wide range of litigation matters with a North Carolina law firm, and has litigated matters in federal and state courts in both North Carolina and Maryland. She has focused her practice on depository issues since 2010 and is responsible for advising and counseling the Commissioner and staff on policy matters regarding depository and non-depository supervision.

Michael Mancusi is a Partner in the Financial Services group at Arnold & Porter.  Mr. Mancusi represents domestic and foreign banks, credit unions, and other financial services clients in a wide range of state and federal regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters. He also has substantial experience representing clients in government and corporate internal investigations, including entities subject to anti-money laundering requirements.  Mr. Mancusi counsels clients facing complex corporate governance and structural issues and represents clients before key state and federal bank regulatory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Stephen Lybarger is the Deputy Comptroller for Licensing at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). In this role, he oversees the agency's licensing function in Washington, D.C., headquarters and its four district offices. He is responsible for licensing national banks and their activities and structure changes that support a safe and sound national banking system. Prior to this position, Mr. Lybarger served as the Large Bank Licensing Lead Expert, where he was instrumental in the implementation of critical and complex licensing activities involving the largest national banks, and streamlining the process for chartering bridge national banks for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as part of failed bank resolutions.