A Bank of New York Mellon managing counsel has joined Fieldfisher's London office, while Ashurst has continued the expansion of its finreg practice with a new partner hire in Sydney.
19 August 2021
“I think we will begin to see a fair degree of divergence”: In the first of GBRR’s "Heads Up" series, profiling the heads of banking regulatory practices, we sat down with Linklaters’ global head of financial regulation Peter Bevan, to discuss the future of UK and EU regulation post-Brexit, the challenges of running a global practice, and why the shift to sustainability may be the dominating theme of the next decade of regulation.
16 August 2021
The superintendent of New York’s financial regulator has announced her resignation, after being named in the state attorney general’s report on allegations of sexual harassment by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
16 August 2021
Crypto exchanges Binance and Coinbase have lost their recent big-name hires from US regulators – former acting comptroller of the currency Brian Brooks and the SEC’s former trading and markets division director Brett Redfearn respectively – who have both departed after only months in post.
11 August 2021
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has established a new dedicated global financial regulatory practice, headed by partners in London, Hong Kong, and Washington, DC.
09 August 2021
The United States’ acting comptroller of the currency has continued reorganising his agency with a newly-created climate risk role, as it becomes the latest US federal regulator to join the Network for Greening the Financial System.
28 July 2021
Mayer Brown has hired White & Case partner Francisco García-Naranjo González in its Mexico City office.
22 July 2021
Joe Biden’s administration has nominated Graham Steele, a former aide of Senate banking committee chair Sherrod Brown, as assistant secretary for financial institutions at the US Treasury.
21 July 2021
Crypto-asset exchange Binance has hired the former head of California’s financial regulator, while the US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has created a new post to advise on digital currency issues.
08 July 2021
The CEO of Canada’s deposit insurance agency is set to take over the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, the country’s chief regulatory body.
28 June 2021
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