INDUSTRIES & PRACTICES

trusted legal advisor

Foreign Bank Representation
FOREIGN BANKS DOING BUSINESS IN THE U.S. NEED A TRUSTED LEGAL ADVISOR TO PROTECT THEIR INTERESTS AND HELP OVERCOME OBSTACLES TO SUCCESS – A ROLE DORSEY SERVES FOR BANKS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

Overview

Multiple complicated regulatory schemes, enterprise-threatening litigation and cultural hurdles to completing transactions are just a few of the challenges that face foreign banks doing business in the United States. Legal counsel required to overcome those challenges must not only be sophisticated, but must be versed in the regulatory and litigation subtleties that help foreign banks achieve success in a wide variety of business scenarios.

Dorsey represents a wide variety of foreign banks, including leading banks in China, Latin America, Europe, Canada and other financial centers. Major areas of focus in Dorsey’s foreign bank practice include:

Regulatory + -
Litigation + -

Experience

  • Drafted living wills and revisions for foreign banks and U.S. bank subsidiaries
  • Assisting foreign banks to prepare for examination by the OCC and the FRB
  • Representation of a foreign bank in threatened Bank Secrecy Act enforcement action
  • Advice for structuring prudential regulations for U.S. operations
  • Structuring compliance program for Volcker Rule

Accolades

Industries & Practices

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Corporate Trust Services
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Lending Transactions
  • Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement