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Wendy Li, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP to Speak at KC’s Understanding the Lasting Impact of Basel III on Community Banks Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 19, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Wendy Li, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding the Lasting Impact of Basel III on Community Banks LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, March 27, 2014 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET).

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About Wendy Li

Wendy Li is a shareholder in the Corporate & Securities Department and the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group of Greenberg Traurig, resident in the New York office. With nearly 20 years of experience, Ms. Li regularly represents clients before the Federal Reserve Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and various federal and state banking regulators. She is experienced with domestic and international bank regulatory mechanisms and their impact on wholesale and retail banking, securities, trust, and capital market operations. Ms. Li counsels international banks opening branches, agencies, representative offices and brokerage subsidiaries in the United States. She is also experienced with the Financial Holding Company Act, Bank Holding Company Act, Regulation K, Regulation Y, Regulation W, Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act regulations and Volcker Rule Compliance Programs.

Ms. Li holds law degrees from the University of Oxford, Southern Methodist University and Beijing University. She is licensed to practice law in New York and California.

About Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig is an international law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 36 commercial and government centers across the United States and in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas. For additional information, please visit

Event Synopsis:

Recently, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) approved an interim final rule adopting the Federal Reserve Board’s current changes to the Basel III bank capital rules under Dodd-Frank. Though FDIC made some changes to Basel III addressing some of the concerns of community banks, still, they have found themselves under increasing regulatory scrutiny with risk-based capital final rule. To help community banks’ executives, the Knowledge Group has gathered a panel of distinguished practitioners and thought leaders to discuss the most critical issues in relation to Understanding Basel III Impacts on Community Banks.

They will address the following key issues in a two-hour live webcast:

Basel III for Community Banks: An Overview
Components of the New Rule that Affect Community Banks
Three Primary Changes to Basel III July 2013 Version
Mitigating Impact of New Rules to Community Banks
Best Practices To Avoid Regulatory Costs
Latest Regulatory Updates

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