Bank Counsel Conference


  
Friday, December 04, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   iCalendar Central Standard Time

Whether you provide general advice to a bank within the scope of a general practice or concentrate in one or more specific areas related to banking, this program will help you identify and manage cutting edge issues that are central to your clients and your practice.

Fee $399 per person

Agenda

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
lllinois Update – Recent Developments in Banking Law

Carolyn Settanni, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, IBA

Remote notarizations, eviction and garnishment moratoriums, consumer debtor freezes, business interruption grants, lending limits changes and other accommodations for the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program, interagency guidance on COVID-19, sweeping federal regulatory reforms, major court decisions, and, as always, much more!

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Regulatory Roundtable – Current Legal Issues from the Regulators’ Perspectives

Rachel Grundmeier, Senior Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chasse Rehwinkel, Acting Director, Division of Banking, IDFPR
Jerry Savoy, District Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
John J. Schroeder, Regional Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Monica M. Tynan, Regional Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Senior representatives of the IDFPR, OCC, FDIC, FRB Chicago and CFPB discuss the year’s major developments, along with their latest hot button issues and answers to your pressing questions!

11:45 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Lunch (presentation 12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m)

Zooming Into Tech Traps & Torture
Stuart I. Teicher, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law School

Technology changes and cybersecurity challenges are creating havoc in this post(?) COVID legal world. New communication platforms, remote work, and lawyers’ increasing use of social media are creating confidentiality and privilege problems, stretching our technological competence, and breeding professionalism issues. Join us in exploring where tech, attorney ethics, and the COVID “new normal” converge.

1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Diversity and Inclusion for the Banking and Legal Worlds

Lizzy Diaz-Ortiz, Vice President, Governance & Inclusion, BMO Harris Bank

This summer ushered in a new focus on racial equity and inclusion issues, and the banking and legal industries are ready to improve how we hire and serve individuals from all backgrounds. But how? We’ll walk through strategies for employee recruitment and retention, procurement processes, and client and customer satisfaction — from mentoring and training programs to adopting new technologies and expanding talent pipelines.

2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Break

2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Commercial Lending Update – Recent Trends in State & Federal Court Decisions

Teresa Harmon, Esq., Sidley Austin LLP

It’s been another year of far-reaching and sometimes surprising court decisions in business lending. We’ll explore interesting cases of contract interpretation, lien creation and perfection, priorities, enforcement and more. Make sure you know the latest cases and strategic opportunities as you head into the next part of the credit cycle. Always great takeaways!

3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Consumer Finance Update – Recent Trends in Consumer Financial Services

Marc P. Franson, Esq., Chapman and Cutler LLP

These challenging and unconventional times have not diminished legal issues that affect consumer banking. This sessions will focus on recent regulatory actions, including a surprisingly active enforcement posture at the CFPB, case decisions dealing with deposits, lending, privacy, TCPA, arbitration and online banking, a preview of new debt collection regulations and what the recent election results portend for consumer finance compliance and litigation.

Continuing Education Credits
This program has been approved for 6.50 hours of Illinois MCLE credit, including 2.00 hours of Professional Responsibility MCLE credit. CRCM credits pending approval.