Financial institutions

Latham Adds Leading New York Financial Institutions Regulatory Partner

Arthur Long brings significant experience in advising on complex banking regulatory compliance issues and on the regulatory aspects of transactions.

NEW YORK, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Arthur Long joined the firm New York office as a partner in the Corporate Department and as a member of the Capital Markets and Representation Practices of Public Companies and Financial Institutions industry group. Long focuses his practice on the regulation of financial institutions, advising on bank regulatory compliance issues and regulatory aspects of transactions.

“Arthur has decades of banking regulatory experience and strong ties to the financial institution community on Wall Street and beyond, and we are delighted to welcome him,” said Marc JaffeManaging Partner of Latham & Watkins’ office New York Desk. “He will be an essential advisor for our clients in New York and around the world, navigating an increasingly complex regulatory environment.”

Long’s practice covers a wide range of transactional and advisory matters, including advising on regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions; banking regulatory compliance issues; Dodd-Frank issues, including regulation of systemically important banks and increased capital and liquidity requirements; resolution planning; and Volcker Rule issues regarding proprietary banking and private equity and hedge fund transactions.

Ian SchumannWorld Chair of Latham’s Capital Markets Practice & Public Company Representation Practices, said: “Arthur possesses impressive depth and versatility in the areas of advice and transactions. His sophisticated understanding of financial regulatory issues that arise in transactions will be particularly valuable to our US and non-US financial institution. clients when executing complex and cross-border transactions. »

Long has extensive experience with bank securities offerings and issues particular to foreign banks operating or seeking to operate in United States. He also advises fintech companies on regulatory issues related to their business and advises on regulatory issues surrounding virtual currencies and blockchain technology.

Rafal GawlowskiGlobal Co-Chair of Latham’s Financial Institutions Industry Group, said: “Arthur is a fantastic addition to our globally integrated finreg and fintech team. an asset for our customers faced with rapid regulatory changes and technological upheavals.”

Long said: “I have long admired Latham’s culture and collaborative approach to serve clients in all of the firm’s transactional, regulatory and litigation practices. I am happy to help develop Latham’s strong banking regulatory capability, especially in light of the company’s expansive business platform and close relationships with major financial institutions. »

Long received his JD, magna cum laudeof Harvard Law School and its AB, magna cum laudeof Harvard College. Earlier in his career, he clerked for the United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and for judge J. Michael Luttig of the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Long joins latham of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York.

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Notes to Editors

1Latham & Watkins operates worldwide as a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (USA)) with affiliated limited liability companies practicing in France, hong kong, Italy, Singaporeand the UK and as an affiliated partnership carrying on the practice in Japan. Latham & Watkins operates in Israel through a limited liability company. Latham & Watkins operates in South Korea as a foreign legal advice office. Latham & Watkins works in conjunction with the law firm Salman M. Al-Sudairia limited liability company, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

contacts

Marc Jaffemanaging partner of Latham & Watkins’ New York office, +1.212.906.1281

Ian SchumannGlobal President of Capital Markets and Public Company Representation Practices of Latham & Watkins, +1.212.906.1894

Rafal GawlowskiGlobal Chairman of the Financial Institutions Industry Group of Latham & Watkins, +1.212.906.2964

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