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Our Regulatory Practice
We prepare comment letters for clients on regulatory proposals.
We help clients understand the impact of existing and proposed laws and regulations on new or existing products and services.
We represent individuals and institutions in enforcement actions brought by the federal banking agencies.
Members of the firm can serve as expert witnesses in cases involving regulatory and compliance issues, such as trust operations.
Our Legislative & Policy Practice
We assist individual financial institutions and financial trade associations on legislative and policy matters. This aspect of our practice includes strategic advice, legislative drafting, the analysis of legislative proposals, and the preparation of testimony for Congressional hearings. During the past twenty-five years, members of the firm have been involved in every major federal financial services law, including the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA), the FDIC Improvement Act (FDICIA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act, amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, and the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.