Reed Smith’s Financial Services Regulatory Group (FSRG) offers sophisticated bank regulatory and retail finance compliance advice. We assist clients in interpreting and implementing new federal and state laws and regulations impacting consumer retail lending and deposit functions, including credit and debit cards, stored value products and electronic banking, mortgage loans, automobile finance, and other financial products. We handle bank mergers and bank and nonbank acquisitions and dispositions, regulatory investigations, and privacy and bank secrecy issues. Our large London office handles EU and other regulatory issues, as do our offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Our lawyers are leaders in state, national and international banking legal and business associations, and have decades of experience in addressing bank issues in governmental agencies, in banks and in other financial institutions, and in private practice.

Our expertise includes:

  • Compliance & Retail Financial Services
  • Class Action & Financial Services Litigation
  • Bank Regulatory and Bank M&A
  • Banking Investigations, Examinations & Enforcement
  • UK/EU Practice
  • Investment Management
  • Cash Management & Payments