General Counsel, Institute of International Bankers
Stephanie Webster is General Counsel of the Institute of International Bankers. Prior to joining the IIB, Stephanie was a Director and Counsel in the General Counsel division of Credit Suisse based in New York. She was the head of the US Bank Regulatory & ERISA Legal group. Ms. Webster joined Credit Suisse in January 2011. Prior to that, she was an associate at the law firm of Linklaters in the financial regulations group, advising primarily on U.S. bank regulatory matters, and at the law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP in the financial services group. Ms. Webster began her legal career at the law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP as an associate focused on international arbitration. Ms. Webster received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A., with honors, from Brandeis University.
Stephanie has diverse, cross-domain experience including in the areas of cybersecurity and operational resilience. She runs the IIB’s Information Security and Operational Resilience Committee and represents the IIB as a member of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). Additionally, as General Counsel, Stephanie leads much of the IIB’s regulatory engagement and advocacy at the state and federal levels on a variety of issues that are important to IIB members including cybersecurity.
Stephanie also acts as corporate secretary for the IIB Board of Trustees and multiple Board of Trustee committees and regularly participates in the budgeting and finance discussions. She is also currently on the editorial board for the online publication, Global Banking Regulation Review. Additional regulatory experience is described in her bio.
The IIB represents internationally headquartered financial institutions from over 35 countries around the world doing business in the United States. IIB’s members consist principally of international banks that operate branches and agencies, bank subsidiaries and broker-dealer subsidiaries in the United States.