Implementing the New Illinois Notary Requirements

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Sunday, December 31, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   iCalendar Central Standard Time

Implementing the New Illinois Notary Requirements
Journals, Electronic and Remote Notarizations, Training, and More!

OnDemand Access - Implementing the New Illinois Notary Requirements webinar, presented on Tuesday, September 12, delved into new and complex requirements for notaries public in Illinois. Attorneys from the IBA and the Illinois Secretary of State’s office shared how to navigate the sweeping changes to the Notary Public Act and the Secretary of State’s new administrative rules, including maintaining notarial journals, performing remote and fully electronic notarizations, training, and study course mandates, and more.

If you missed out on the live-streamed session, you can still purchase the OnDemand recording option and be equipped with the knowledge and best practices needed to adapt to and maximize the benefits of the revised Notary Public Act and new administrative rules. Whether you are a seasoned notary or planning to obtain your first stamp, this session will equip you with practical knowledge to implement these novel requirements and benefit your bank by adapting the latest best practices and technology for notarizations in Illinois!

Leading experts in the field answered questions on:

  • Key Provisions in the Notary Public Administrative Rules
  • Implications for Bank Personnel, Compliance Professionals, and Attorneys
  • Performing Traditional, Remote, and Electronic Notarizations
  • Maintaining Required Notarial Journals
  • Best Practices for Compliance
  • Avoiding Complaints of Notarial Misconduct
  • Opportunities to Adopt New Technology
  • How Notarizations Benefit Your Bank and its Customers


David Finnigan is currently the Director of the Index Department of Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias. David has held that position for almost 2 years.  Previously, he was an attorney with the Illinois Securities Department, another agency of the Secretary of State, for about 25 years. He also served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps and is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Undergraduate and Law School.

Carolyn Settanni serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Illinois Bankers Association. She joined the IBA’s Law Department in 2011, where she has frequently presented on Illinois banking laws and researched thousands of bank compliance questions, in addition to assisting with internal legal matters and the IBA’s legislative efforts. Carolyn began her career at a small law firm focused on organizational, transactional, and real estate matters for small- and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit corporations. She received her law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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IBA Members $99
Nonmember $199

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