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Scott Anenberg

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Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement


Scott Anenberg is a partner in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice. He has over 25 years of experience representing global and domestic commercial banks, thrifts, and other financial services companies, as well as their holding companies and affiliates, on a wide variety of strategic, regulatory, compliance, and enforcement issues before federal and state agencies.


The George Washington University Law School, JD, with high honors, 1978 Washington University, BA, magna cum laude, 1975; Order of the Coif

United States: Finance

Financial services regulation

Within: Financial services regulation

Mayer Brown’s team is well placed to assist international and domestic financial institutions across the spectrum of advisory and regulatory-informed transactional matters, and leans on its strong presence in Washington DC as well as key financial centers such as London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. The ‘excellentScott Anenberg recently successfully secured Federal Reserve Board approval for Canadian financial services organization Desjardins Group on its application for financial holding company status - notably this was one of only two such applications granted since the enactment of Dodd-Frank. Thomas Delaney is also a key member of the team and, as part of his comprehensive practice, has been acting for numerous international financial services businesses in the implementation of robust compliance measures to combat the growing regulatory pressures regarding AML procedures. Consumer finance expert Steven Kaplan co-heads the team alongside Delaney following his arrival, along with a team of 15 partners, from K&L Gates in February and March 2016. The practice also includes Jerome Roche, who specializes in broker-dealer regulatory matters.

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