Gregory J. Lyons Receives Special Service Award From The Risk Management Association
October 21, 2011
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Financial Institutions Group Co-Chair Gregory J. Lyons is a recipient of The Risk Management Association’s (RMA) Special Service Award. The award is presented annually to individuals who have completed, in an exceptional manner, a special project or service for RMA. Mr. Lyons is a frequent panelist at RMA conferences and roundtables. He also provides legal counsel, via discussions with regulators and interpretation of regulatory pronouncements, to the RMA Securities Lending and Market Risk Division and its bank constituents with respect to the impact of Dodd-Frank and international capital developments on the securities lending industry. The Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk and operational risk.
Mr. Lyons focuses his practice on serving the needs of financial institutions, as well as private equity and other entities that invest in financial institutions, with a particular emphasis on domestic and cross-border bank regulatory, transactional and examination matters. Mr. Lyons is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Debevoise & Plimpton Financial Institutions Report and has authored various articles on legal developments affecting financial institutions, private equity and other entities. He is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2011) and is recognized by Chambers USA (2011) as a leading national banking and finance lawyer who “brings a wealth of financial regulatory knowledge to the team.”
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm, representing a wide range of clients in transactions and disputes around the world. Founded in 1931, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.