Barr confirmed for Fed role

After over seven months and one failed nomination, US president Joe Biden has finally filled the vacant role of the Federal Reserve’s vice chair for supervision.

14 July 2022

Ex-OCC head leaves Simpson Thacher for Patomak

Financial services consultancy Patomak Global Partners has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett partner Keith Noreika, a former acting comptroller of the currency, to head its banking supervision and regulation group.

08 July 2022

Heads Up: with Satish Kini at Debevoise & Plimpton

“What’s the lore, as opposed to the law?” The chair of Debevoise’s banking group Satish Kini speaks to GBRR about sanctions, credibility with regulators, and how innovation is levelling the playing field of experience.

29 June 2022

Ex-FDIC chair McWilliams to lead new Cravath DC office

Cravath Swaine & Moore is opening up a new office in Washington, DC, led by the former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Jelena McWilliams, along with two former senior figures from the Securities & Exchange Commission.

07 June 2022

Clifford Chance hires fintech hand from Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs senior counsel Young Kim has joined Clifford Chance in its New York office.

18 May 2022

ING Bank hires from White & Case

Dutch bank ING has appointed White & Case partner Julia Smithers Excell as its new head of financial markets legal in London.

26 April 2022

GBRR Icons – call for nominations

Having identified 45 leaders of the future in our 45 under 45, GBRR’s next practice survey will focus on the other end of the ladder – the men and women who mentored the next generation, and who built banking regulation into the practice area it is today.

11 April 2022

Community round-up: Biden makes SEC nominations, NY Fed GC resigns

US president Joe Biden has nominated candidates to a Democratic and a Republican vacancy at the Securities & Exchange Commission, while the general counsel of the New York Federal Reserve has announced plans to step down.

11 April 2022

CFTC quartet confirmed

The US Senate has confirmed all four of US president Joe Biden’s nominees to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, briefly giving the derivatives regulator a full complement after a lengthy period with only two commissioners.

30 March 2022

A sit-down with Rostin Behnam

Recently confirmed after a year as acting chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Rostin Behnam spoke to the Institute of International Bankers’ annual summit about crypto, climate, diversity, and the challenges of running a commission with only two commissioners.

24 March 2022

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