Debevoise’s banking and insurance teams have significant experience navigating the regulatory obstacles faced by their financial institutions clients. The firm’s Banking Group advises domestic and foreign banking organizations, insurers, asset managers and non-bank firms on a wide range of regulatory, transactional and related matters. The Group is active in various industry groups and acts as outside counsel to key financial services trade associations, including the American Council of Life Insurers, the Investment Company Institute, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. With a number of former regulators and federal prosecutors among their ranks, Debevoise lawyers regularly interact on behalf of clients with the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as well as other relevant regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Department of the Treasury. Debevoise has extensive experience advising on the impacts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and has counseled firms, trade associations and other organizations on the strategic and business impacts of this seminal legislation.