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Alan Avery

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Alan W. Avery is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Avery is a member of the Corporate Department and the Financial Institutions Group. He concentrates his practice in federal and state regulation of banking organizations, advising domestic and foreign banking institutions concerning the impact of US federal and state banking laws on their global operations.


Corporate Partner


United States: Finance

Financial services regulation

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Alan Avery - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Financial services regulation

The largely New York-based at Latham & Watkins LLP impresses with its 'breadth and depth of knowledge', and is able to tap into significant international financial services regulatory expertise as a result of having lawyers based in key financial centres, including a team in London that is growing rapidly. Its clients include traditional banks, broker-dealers and fintech entities and it handles both standalone advisory matters and regulatory issues associated with transactions in the sector. Benefiting from an 'immense amount of knowledge and experience', Alan Avery  is able to 'provide a valuable perspective' to domestic and foreign banks on the impact of US federal and state banking laws on their global operations. Avery is particular adept at assisting foreign banks on US bank regulatory requirements related to entry or expansion of existing operations in the US market. As well as representing Bank of China on its US resolution planning requirements, he provides the regulatory overlay to National Bank of Canada's subsidiary Fiera Capital on its US financial services M&A mandates. Dana Fleischman has an 'excellent reputation' on the broker-dealer front; she recently advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the regulatory aspects associated with the sale of its global research index platform to Intercontinental Exchange. As part of his wide-ranging practice, Stephen Wink has developed significant expertise on the regulatory aspects of work at the intersection of fintech and broker-dealer law; he is advising peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange Airswap on the various regulatory issues surrounding cryptocurrency exchanges in a domestic and global context. Other recommended practitioners include Washington DC-based partner Todd Beauchamp, who heads the payments practice, and Courtenay Myers Lima, who has a focus on broker-dealer matters. Named attorneys are based in New York, unless otherwise indicated.

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