At the American Bar Association (ABA) 2017 Business Law Section Annual Meeting on September 14-16, in Chicago, Illinois, John Geiringer ‒ Regulatory Leader of the Firm's Financial Institutions Group ‒ was appointed as a Vice-Chair of the 1,900+ member Banking Law Committee.

"We're proud of John. This is a significant appointment, as he will be working with top bank regulators and lawyers throughout the United States. John is one of the top bank regulatory attorneys in the nation." - John Freechack, Chair of the Financial Institutions Group

A longtime member of the ABA's Banking Law Committee, John has served in various leadership roles over the years, including as the Chair of two subcommittees – Enforcement, Insider Liability & Troubled Banks, and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering. He is the President of the Midwest Chapter of the Anti-Money Laundering Association, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and is organizing an upcoming seminar and book on the law of countering terrorist financing.

With 20+ years of experience as a bank regulatory attorney, John is well-known in the financial services industry and speaks regularly during leading bank industry conferences throughout the U.S., addressing regulatory, governance and cybersecurity issues pertinent to banking organizations. He teaches banking law and regulation at Chicago-Kent College of Law's Graduate Program in Financial Services Law and serves on the Board of Advisors of its Institute for Compliance.

Click here to learn more about the ABA's Banking Law Committee.

*Source S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2016.

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