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Financial services regulation

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Benefiting from the expertise of several practitioners with in-house and/or government expertise, and with the ability to tap into a reservoir of knowledge across the firm's Asian and European offices, Winston & Strawn LLP is appreciated for its ability to provide 'proactive, strategic and wise advice' across the panoply of regulatory issues affecting banks, bank holding companies, funds and insurers. With significant in-house experience from her tenures at Bank One Corporation and Morgan Stanley, Christine Edwards really understands the mechanics of the industry and is appreciated by clients for her 'financial services thought leadership'. Edwards regularly works alongside 'seasoned veteran' Jerry Loeser - himself formerly in-house at Wells Fargo and an alumnus of the Federal Reserve Board - including on behalf of BNP Paribas regarding its compliance with the US Bank Holding Company Act. The team is rounded out by New York-based broker-dealer expert Glen Barrentine as well as Basil Godellas, who handles regulatory matters impacting on participants in the asset management industry. Other clients include Discover Financial Services, Comerica Bank, PNC Bank and Brighthouse Financial. Named attorneys are based in Chicago, unless otherwise indicated.

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