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Mayer Brown

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Thomas Delaney

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Mayer Brown

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Financial Services Regulatory


Tom Delaney is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and represents a broad range of financial services organizations. He assists both US-based and international firms to anticipate and resolve regulatory, supervisory, and structural impediments to their corporate objectives. Tom possesses a comprehensive knowledge of US financial services law, with particular emphasis on funds transfer matters that arise in the context of anti-money laundering (Bank Secrecy Act and USA Patriot Act) and sanctions compliance. His practice includes assisting internationally active firms to reconcile and comply with overlapping and potentially conflicting provisions of US and international law. Recently, he has devoted substantial time to counseling clients on complying with the new requirements mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. Tom oversees the conduct of internal investigations and defends financial services firms that are the subject of enforcement proceedings and Congressional investigations.


American University Washington College of Law, JD, 1986 Georgetown University, BA, 1979

United States: Finance

Financial services regulation

Within: Financial services regulation

Though primarily based out of the firm’s Washington DC office, the team at Mayer Brown is able to leverage the expertise of its lawyers based in the global financial centres of New York, London and Hong Kong to provide a comprehensive regulatory offering to domestic and international banks, broker-dealers, as well as the full array of consumer finance participants. David Beam has significant payments expertise and was the lead regulatory partner in the firm’s restructuring of American Express’ prepaid business. Beam also provides ongoing regulatory compliance advice to numerous fintech companies offering payment services. Steven Kaplan handles standalone consumer finance advisory work, as well as transactional-driven regulatory work; he is acting for Goldman Sachs on the regulatory aspects associated with its acquisition of Genesis Capital. Phillip Schulman’s broad-ranging consumer finance compliance practice includes particular expertise within the real estate finance and mortgage banking sectors. Other recommended partners include Ori Lev, for CFPB-related work; Jerome Roche, for broker-dealer matters; and Thomas Delaney, whose work encompasses compliance and agency enforcement/investigations work across the panoply of financial services matters, including OFAC-related issues.

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