The center hosts the annual North Carolina Banking Institute, a continuing legal education program, in Charlotte, N.C., that brings together leaders and scholars in the finance industry.
The mission of the Center for Banking and Finance is to play a leadership role in the continual evolution of the financial services industry. The center provides a variety of support to banking lawyers nationwide. This support is focused in three areas:
The Center was established in July 2000 and it sponsors and supports the North Carolina Banking Institute continuing legal education program and the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, both of which were founded in 1997.
Beth S. DeSimone, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CommunityOne Bancorp, CommunityOne Bank, N.A.