Bank Counsel Conference - OnDemand

Friday, December 02, 2022 - Tuesday, February 28, 2023   iCalendar Central Standard Time

The Bank Counsel Conference is the most prestigious gathering of bank counsel in Illinois. Whether you provide general advice to a bank within the scope of a general practice or concentrate on one or more specific areas related to banking, this program helps you identify and manage cutting-edge issues that are central to your clients and your practice. Bank officers and directors, compliance and risk management personnel, internal auditors, and independent bank consultants also will benefit from this program.


• Illinois Update – Recent Developments in Banking Law. The latest updates on the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act (and federal CRA revamp), bank record retention, antidiscrimination requirements, legal notices to bank customers, private flood insurance, litigation funding, cryptocurrency, data breaches, banking development districts, a LIBOR fix, sweeping federal rules amendments, major court decisions, and, as always, much more!

• M&A Secrets for a Changing Environment. Surprisingly, the merger and acquisition environment for financial institutions remains strong, but for how long? In this fast-paced and informative session, attendees will hear practical tips for counseling buyers, sellers, and those that wish to maintain independence and navigate the rapidly changing environment. Attendees will come away with a better sense of how to counsel their clients regardless of which strategy they are pursuing in the current M&A landscape.

• Recent Developments in Payments and Addressing Risks Going Forward. This past year and recent trends highlight the legal uncertainty and risks in the payments area. This session will update you on the latest trends in payments, from P2P to cryptocurrency, and provide insight on how to address risks going forward. Escalating fraud, increasing regulatory guidance, privacy, and other issues will be covered as part of this discussion — along with other issues and tips to help your clients narrow their risk.

• Commercial Lending Update – Recent Trends in State and Federal Court Decisions, Legislation, and Documentation. Join us for insights into the latest cases, statutory developments, and documentation challenges! We will cover a broad array of engaging and important court decisions — on contract interpretation, lien creation and perfection, priorities, enforcement, and more, as well as important UCC amendments addressing digital assets on the legislative docket, and we won’t forget the market’s acute attention to sustainable lending!

• Consumer Banking Update – Recent Trends in Consumer Financial Services. With the CFPB on steroids, the continued assault on overdraft fees, new product innovations garnering regulatory scrutiny, as well as significant court precedent issued in debt collection, privacy and credit reporting cases, this year’s update on consumer finance issues is not to be missed!

Fee Per Person (OnDemand available through February 28, 2023)

The 2023 IBA Bank Counsel Conference recordings have been approved for 5.00 hours of Illinois MCLE general credit.
This program is pending approval for CRCM credits.