Our Work for Banking & Financial Services Industry Companies
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Illustrative services to the banking and financial services industry include:

  • Advising banks and bank holding companies on regulatory, compliance and operational matters
  • Representing banks and other financial service firms in corporate finance activities: mergers and acquisitions, including purchases of failed institutions or assets formerly held by such institutions from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and purchases and sales of branch offices; asset acquisitions and divestitures, including loan and deposit portfolios, and other tangible and intangible assets, and other organic transactions; and corporate finance activities, including public and private securities offerings and investor relations
  • Representing community banking organizations in a variety of formation, operational, regulatory and transactional activities
  • Negotiating, drafting, and litigating depository agreements of controlled assets (DACA)
  • Establishing de novo banking institutions
  • Advising on bankruptcy and creditor rights matters, including advising strategic and financial lenders on acquiring, holding, and trading distressed debt before, during, and after bankruptcy
  • Providing government advisory and relations services and lobbying
  • Advising on investment banking underwriting activities, fairness opinions, engagement letters, and regulatory compliance
  • Counseling private equity, venture, distressed debt, and hedge fund formation, and related Investment Advisory Act and Investment Company Act compliance; direct, secondary, and fund of fund investments; expansion financing and exits, as well as intramural contractual arrangements among general partners, limited partners, and management
  • Negotiating debt financing/lending
  • Litigating
  • Structuring operational and regulatory advice to health, life, property and casualty, title, and financial insurance and reinsurance companies, MGAs, brokers, and administrators, including establishing de novo insurance institutions