Financial Institutions I JULY 18, 2019

Howard & Howard Expands Financial Institutions Practice

ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 18, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that Joseph E. Silvia has joined the Firm. He will practice out of the Chicago, Illinois office. 

“I advise my clients on mergers, acquisitions, strategic transactions, financial institution regulation, and compliance.” –Joseph E. Silvia

Joe counsels financial institutions and corporate clients on mergers, acquisitions, strategic transactions, general corporate matters, private equity, venture capital, and bank and financial services regulation. This includes state and federal regulation with respect to retail banking, consumer credit, privacy, online lending, BSA/AML and OFAC compliance, payments, vendor management, blockchain, and digital currencies.

Joe advises clients and speaks to industry groups on topics related to the corporate activities and supervision of financial institutions, including mergers, acquisitions, holding company formation, private equity investments, capital requirements, regulatory applications and licensing, control determinations, affiliate transactions, treasury and cash management, and regulatory compliance.

Joe previously served as counsel to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and is an adjunct professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law.

About Howard & Howard:  

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. With more than 160 attorneys, the firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak), Illinois (Chicago and Peoria), Las Vegas, Nevada, and Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit             

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