DBA Digest for January 13, 2023

Taking the "Grr" Out of Grammar

Virtual Live: January 25, 2023

Taking the “Grr” Out of Grammar

January 25, 2023

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$99 per person for members

($149 for non-members)

Register Online

Workshop Objectives: This course helps participants:


  • Analyze why correct documents are so important;
  • Identify the errors that tarnish a writer’s image;
  • Learn practical, current grammar and punctuation rules;
  • Practice correcting grammar glitches and punctuation pitfalls; and,
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the rules through a pre- and post-quiz.

2023 Compliance School - February 8th -

In-Person and Online!

Registration is now open for the next DBA Regulatory Compliance School, February 8, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attend online or at the Wilmington University Brandywine Campus in Wilmington. Get the latest information on the trends and topics you need in the ever-changing regulatory compliance environment. Sessions and topics include: Regulatory Panel Discussion, BSA/AML, Fraud Mitigation, and more! seven (7) DE & PA CLE Credits, CPE and CRCM Credits Applied For. DBA Members pay just $699 ($899 for non-members). Register today!


2023 DBA Washington Visit - March 1-3 -

Sponsorship Opportunities

After two virtual years, the DBA Senior Executive Washington Visit will once again be live and in-person in our Nation’s Capital, March 1 to 3. Expanded sponsorship opportunities are now available for our valued associate members to participate in the event. 


Sponsorship are available and include opportunities for representatives from your ­firm to attend the following:

  • Wednesday March 1st reception and dinner. 
  • Thursday March 2nd luncheon.
  • Thursday March 2nd evening reception. The evening reception will feature a new and engaging entertainment venue.

Take advantage of this unique networking opportunity to meet with top leaders in both the financial services and legislative realms. See the form below for full details and to reserve your organization’s place. 


Sponsorship Information

Jenifer Jurden is a Cartoonist from Wilmington who has graciously provided her Planet Jurdy cartoons for the DBA Digest. Jurdy® is her other-worldly "Hero of Happyness" whose cartoons bring levity to humans worldwide.

Morris Nichols Promotes Zach Haupt and Anthony Raucci to Special Counsel

Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that Zach Haupt (above l.) and Anthony Raucci (r.) have been promoted to special counsel, effective January 1, 2023.

“Zach and Anthony are outstanding attorneys, who provide our clients with excellent legal advice and service,” said Rodger Smith, chair of the firm’s lawyer development committee. “We congratulate them on this accomplishment and look forward to working together as they continue to progress in their careers.”

Zach Haupt is a trusts and estates attorney. He advises individuals, institutional fiduciaries, private wealth managers, and their counsel on matters involving Delaware trusts and estates.

Anthony D. Raucci is an intellectual property litigator, focused on district court patent litigation. He has been involved in complex IP cases as both lead and Delaware counsel. Having taken an active role on trial teams, his experience spans many phases of litigation, including initial pleadings through final judgment.

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Troutman Pepper Crypton Exchange Podcast: Evaluating Fraud Under the Bank Secrecy Act

In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper attorney Carlin McCrory welcomes Disputes, Compliance and Investigations Managing Director Terri Sands from Stout to discuss the risks and regulatory scrutiny that financial institutions and fintechs face as to fraud and the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). In her position, Terri serves as a leader in the payments, BSA/AML, and OFAC/Sanctions and fraud and risk management areas.

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