Joseph E. Silvia concentrates his practice in the financial institution industry on general corporate matters, mergers, acquisitions, strategic transactions, and banking and consumer finance regulation.
Before joining Schiff Hardin, Joe was senior counsel in the Chicago office of an international law firm. Prior to rejoining private practice, Joe spent four years as counsel to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where he focused on bank, bank holding company, and savings and loan holding company supervision and regulation, as well as consumer finance and compliance matters. Joe writes and speaks frequently to industry groups on numerous topics related to the supervision and examination of banks and non-bank financial institutions, including: Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, regulatory applications and approvals; control determinations; affiliate transactions; vendor management; corporate governance; and investments in financial institutions.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Joseph E. Silvia