Haynes and Boone, LLP

Financial Services Regulation Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Full-service law firm, known for its impressive capabilities on international bank regulatory matters. Provides bank and non-bank clients with broad expertise regarding state and federal regulatory authorities, including the FDIC, OCC and CFTC. Lawyers at the firm are particularly skilled at advising on all aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, including Volcker Rule compliance.

Strengths"Haynes and Boone is excellent as a firm," enthuses one client, noting: "They're extremely pragmatic problem solvers and never too theoretical - they always come up with practical, creative solutions."

Another comments: "Haynes and Boone was very collaborative with new product launches and found innovative ways to ensure risks were mitigated appropriately. They were also very good to point out our potential weaknesses and provide insights as to what we could do to close the gaps."

A further client says: "The team provides first-class advice on sophisticated and complex legal issues we have surrounding prime brokerage and related financing structures. I am continually impressed by their legal expertise, industry knowledge and professionalism."

Notable practitioners

Craig Unterberg
impresses with his robust grounding in bank regulatory requirements, offering high-caliber compliance advice to clients on diverse issues. Clients highlight him as a "very strong negotiator who brings great knowledge about where the market is," and offers a "good balance of experience, client focus, availability and good deal experience."

Giorgio Bovenzi
's compliance counsel is informed by over two decades of legal experience. He is particularly recommended for his extensive knowledge of global banking laws. One source enthuses: "He will always find the real risks, push on them and very rapidly recognize the risks that aren't real. He's very good to work with and excellent at finding solutions."