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Cadwalader and Sidley announce 2021 promotions in US and UK

2021 will see newly-promoted banking regulation partners at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft and Sidley Austin, which have both made appointments in the United States and United Kingdom.

18 December 2020

More departures from SEC

The United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission is set to lose both its general counsel and the director of its trading and markets division, only weeks after the regulator’s chair Jay Clayton announced he would be stepping down before the end of his five-year term.

16 December 2020

White & Case promotes in Frankfurt; Davis Polk in New York and Hong Kong

White & Case and Davis Polk & Wardwell have both named new counsel practising in banking regulation.

07 December 2020

Weil practice head joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has hired the head of Weil Gotshal & Manges’ financial institutions regulatory practice as of counsel in its New York office.

02 December 2020

Libra hires GC from Credit Suisse

Facebook’s crypto-currency project Libra has hired Credit Suisse’s former global head of regulatory affairs.

26 November 2020

45 under 45

Featured in 45 Under 45 2020

GBRR is proud to introduce our “45 under 45”, profiling 45 leading next generation banking regulation specialists from around the world, all under the age of 45 at the time of publication.

16 November 2020

Honourable mentions 2020

Featured in 45 Under 45 2020

Choosing a final 45 can be a difficult business, and there were a number of names where the narrowness of vote margins from among our readership made our choice very difficult.

12 November 2020

Biden taps Gensler to lead financial regulation transition team

US president-elect Joe Biden has named former CFTC chair Gary Gensler to head up a task force charged with organising the handover of power at the United States’ financial regulatory agencies – with figures specialising in fintech and corporate governance among the new team members.

11 November 2020

SEC director steps down, CFTC reshuffles departments

The US Commodities Futures Trading Commission has reshuffled four departments, while the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s international affairs office is leaving the agency.

04 November 2020

GCs move at Credit Suisse and HSBC

Credit Suisse has named a new general counsel for investment banking after 24-year veteran Natalia Nicolaidis’ departed to set up her own consulting firm; while HSBC has hired Barclays’ former general counsel Bob Hoyt.

02 November 2020

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