Illinois Bankers Association

Event Summary

IBA Compliance Division Spring Law Review Mon, Mar 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Join us for the 2019 Spring Law Review, where members of the IBA will meet and greet each other and return to their banks with invaluable compliance tips, too!

FEE: Members Only $79
Baker, Bruce JayBruce Jay Baker is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Illinois Bankers Association, and he is Of Counsel to the law firm of Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP in Chicago. Before joining the IBA in 1999, Bruce was a partner in the law firm of Schiff Hardin & Waite, where he also served as the IBA’s General Counsel. He also served as General Counsel to the Illinois Commissioner of Banks and Trust Companies, the predecessor agency to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation – Division of Banking, from 1991 to 1994. Before then, he was Senior Counsel at Dean Witter Financial Services Group and Discover Card, and prior to then he was in private practice, where he served as outside counsel to the IBA. Bruce has authored numerous articles and frequently lectures on banking laws across the country. He is co-editor of IICLE’s 2002 Advising Illinois Financial Institutions, along with its 2006 Supplement, as well as co-author of its chapter on Consumer Lending Regulations. Bruce received his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law in 1979, where he was a member of the law review and recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Property, and he attended the University of Leeds, England, and the University of Illinois, Urbana, where obtained a B.S.B.A degree in 1976. Bruce is a member of the bars of Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is the 1991 and 1997 recipient of the Illinois Bankers Association’s Distinguished Bank Counsel Award.
Berard, CarlyCarly Berard joined the IBA’s Law Department in 2018 as Assistant Counsel, after spending twelve years in private practice at a small law firm where she was a partner and represented banks in commercial and residential mortgage foreclosures and workouts, evictions, municipal proceedings, and bankruptcy matters. She obtained her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2006 and represented Loyola at the National Moot Court Competition. Carly obtained her undergraduate degree from Vassar College.
Settanni, Carolyn SorockCarolyn Sorock Settanni serves as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for the Illinois Bankers Association. She joined the IBA’s Law Department in 2011, where she has 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 in 2010, where she was the Executive Articles Editor of the law review. Carolyn received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
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