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The Financial Institutions Litigation and Regulation group helps its financial institution clients respond to litigation, assess legal risks related to financial products and M&A transactions, and prepare for and close new capital raising opportunities in jurisdictions around the world.

Our integrated multidisciplinary, global team of attorneys has been handling the transactional intricacies of sophisticated bank products - including collateralized debt obligations, credit default swaps, and related litigations - for leading financial institutions in the Americas, Europe, and Asia for many years prior to the recent economic turmoil. Today’s complex global financial markets require swift and strategic approaches to addressing the priorities of financial institutions, and we continue to guide clients through the uncertainties they face with the myriad of ever-changing rules and regulations affecting banking institutions globally.


 
Group Presentations
  Executive Roundtable Series - A Year-End Legislative Roundup and Forecast, December 12, 2013
Navigating Global Risk, October 16, 2013
 
Past Seminar Materials
  Enterprise-Wide Compliance Systems: What Will Regulators Expect and How To Implement the Best Program/Platform for Your Company or Client, November 21, 2013
PLI's Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2013, October 17, 2013
 
 
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Financial Reform in Mexico
Héctor Tinoco, December 19, 2013
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto presented a reform bill before the Permanent Commission of Mexico's Federal Congress on May 15, which amends, adds, and repeals 34 statutes, primarily financial in nature (hereinafter, the "Financial Reform").

Just the Beginning: The FCA Proposes Changes to the Dealing Commission Regime
John Ahern,Timothy P. Flood,Tom Hodge, December 18, 2013
On 25 November 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") published CP13/17 on proposed changes to the dealing commission rules. The FCA's intent is to clarify when asset managers can use dealing commission to pay for goods and services. The changes are intended to be the first step in...

Application of Dodd-Frank Requirements to Swaps Between Non-U.S. Swap Dealers and Non-U.S. Counterparties
, November 22, 2013
On November 14, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (the "DSIO") of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") created confusion and consternation in the derivatives world by issuing an advisory indicating that certain requirements will apply to...

Emerging Markets Update
Sushma Jobanputra,Adam Skinner,Matthew J. Skinner,Geoffrey S. Stewart,Jayant W. Tambe, October 11, 2013
It isn't the financial crisis of 1997 by any means, but the economies in Asia are struggling—again.

The New York State Department of Financial Services: Leading the Charge to Regulate Bitcoin
, October 01, 2013
As we have previously written, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) is emerging as an aggressive regulator of financial institutions based in New York or doing business in the state. Recent information, including a DFS memorandum and DFS subpoenas issued to key industry...

Making French Banks Safer: Impact of the New French Law Relating to Separation and Regulation of Banking Activities on Netting Agreements
Alban Caillemer du Ferrage,Qian Hu,Mathilde Nicand,Clement Saudo,Karole-Anne Sauvet, August 12, 2013
On July 26, 2013, law no. 2013-672 relating to the separation and regulation of banking activities, which was presented last December to the Government by the Finance Minister, Mr. Pierre Moscovici, was formally enacted (the "Regulation Banking Act").