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Bank Regulation and Compliance

Our global team of attorneys provides clients with strategic planning, analysis, and interpretation of legislation, amendments, and administrative rules governing the financial services industry.

Our team of attorneys, many of whom are ranked in Chambers and Partners’ Chambers USA Guide and are veteran in-house bank counsel or former regulators, advise regulated financial institutions (and their officers and directors) in connection with:

  • Licensing and chartering
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • New products
  • Critical examination reports
  • Enforcement actions relating to capital, asset quality, management, compliance, and other issues.

We regularly advise clients in connection with federal and state banking laws and regulations, such as:

  • The Dodd-Frank Act and related regulations
  • Bank Holding Company Act and Regulation Y
  • Bank Secrecy Act, including USA PATRIOT Act amendments
  • Bank Control Act and Bank Merger Act
  • National Bank Act
  • Federal Reserve Act, including Sections 23A and 23B and Regulation O
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Act (including Financial Institutions Reform, Recover, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) and FDIC Improvement Act (FDICIA))
  • International Banking Act, Foreign Bank Supervision Enhancement Act, and Regulation K
  • Gramm Leach Bliley Act
  • Community Reinvestment Act