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Margaret Tahyar

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
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Margaret Tahyar comes equipped with extensive legal acumen in financial regulatory matters. She regularly advises domestic and international banks, as well as fintech companies, on cutting-edge compliance issues. One client says: "I am very impressed with her. She's an excellent, extremely intelligent lawyer, and has great insight and advice."
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Ms. Tahyar is co-head of Davis Polk’s Financial Institutions & Regulation Group and a member of the fintech practice. Her practice focuses on providing strategic bank and financial regulatory advice. She advises banks, financial institutions and technology companies engaging in all types of deals and cases in traditional and cutting-edge financial regulatory topics, including corporate governance and supervisory relationships with regulated boards, bank chartering, payment systems, bank powers and activities, recovery and resolution planning, securities disclosure, capital and liquidity, cybersecurity and data privacy and attorney client privilege in the banking sector.

Ms. Tahyar has been engaged in financial services advice and regulatory reform since the early 1990s. Her clients include many of the largest domestic and foreign financial institutions, many regional banks and technology companies. Ms. Tahyar has worked on almost two dozen living wills for clients ranging from the largest and most complex organizations to smaller regional banks.

From 1997 to 2009, Ms. Tahyar worked in the Davis Polk Paris and London offices and frequently advises on the international aspects of transactions and regulatory reform.

In addition to her full-time practice, she teaches financial regulation as an adjunct Lecturer-in-Law at Harvard Law School.

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