FDIC and Other Banking Agency Litigation Against Auditors, Law Firms, Appraisers and Other Outside Advisors
Latest Developments in Defending Agency Claims and Maximizing E&O Insurance Coverage
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide banking counsel with a review of current theories behind claims against outside advisors and professionals to failed banks. The panel will outline common defenses for outside professionals and offer best practices for maximizing E&O insurance coverage.
- Overview of recent FDIC litigation activity
- Theories of liability and defenses for auditors
- Theories of liability and defenses for law firms
- Theories of liability for appraisers and other outside professionals
- Strategies for maximizing available E&O insurance
The panel will address these and other key questions:
- What are the latest developments in FDIC litigation against outside advisors of failed banks?
- What theories has the FDIC advanced against various outside professionals?
- What are the most viable defenses available to defendants?
Roberta D. Anderson
Ms. Anderson has over fifteen years of experience in complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute... | Read More
Ms. Anderson has over fifteen years of experience in complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. A member of the firm’s global Insurance Coverage and Cyber Law and Cybersecurity practice groups, she concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and counseling and emerging cybersecurity and data privacy-related issues.Close
Thomas P. Vartanian
Mr. Vartanian is a corporate counselor, regulatory advisor, litigator and deal maker who has represented a wide variety... | Read More
Mr. Vartanian is a corporate counselor, regulatory advisor, litigator and deal maker who has represented a wide variety of financial services clients before federal financial agencies and the Department of Justice on matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions, non-control investments, FDIC acquisitions, restructurings, enforcement, fair lending, administrative challenges, GSEs and D&O liability.Close
John K. Villa
Williams & Connolly
Mr. Villa focuses his practice on corporate, securities and financial services-related litigation (both civil and... | Read More
Mr. Villa focuses his practice on corporate, securities and financial services-related litigation (both civil and criminal) and legal malpractice defense. He has represented a substantial number of the largest law firms in the United States. Chambers says he is “the ‘first name to come to mind for financial services litigation matters.’”Close
Ryan T. Scarborough
Williams & Connolly
Mr. Scarborough has successfully defended financial institutions and their directors and officers against threatened or... | Read More
Mr. Scarborough has successfully defended financial institutions and their directors and officers against threatened or actual litigation and regulatory enforcement actions. He has advised clients how to respond to allegations of unsafe and unsound practices in many areas, ranging from Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act to violations of prudent lending standards or other breaches of fiduciary duties owed to financial institutions.Close