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Bracewell’s lawyers help banks and financial institutions ensure compliance with the complex mix of state and federal regulations that govern their day-to-day operations. We regularly represent clients across the country in their dealings with regulators, examiners and agencies at both the state  and federal levels. In enforcement actions, we balance an effective, aggressive defense of our clients with short- and long-term business goals, to achieve constructive and favorable resolutions. We provide guidance on a broad range of consumer lending, non-discrimination, privacy and credit-related laws.


Recent Notable Matters

Kentucky Bankers Association — Amicus Brief filed in Republic Bank & Trust Co. v. Federal Deposit Inurance Corporation, et al. (D. Ct. W. Ky. 2011), supporting Republic Bank’s position in both the FDIC’s enforcement action and Republic Bank’s lawsuit against the FDIC

Main Street Bank — a range of regulatory compliance matters, including legal lending limit issues

Metro United Bank — negotiated a consent with the FDIC and the California Department of Financial Institutions (CDFI)

Park Cities Bank — regulatory compliance matters, including Regulation O and affiliate transactions issues

Texas Capital Bank, N.A. — a variety of regulatory compliance issues, including many pertaining to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency