Michael Escue is a member of the Firm’s Financial Services Group with a primary focus in the areas of banking regulation and supervision. He serves as the Associate Development Partner for the Financial Services Group with the responsibility for staffing and training associates.
He advises numerous U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other financial institutions regarding U.S. banking laws and regulations, including those related to financial reform, investments, activities and mergers and acquisitions; merchant banking; affiliate transactions (Regulation W); insider transactions (Regulation O); initial entry into the United States by non-U.S. banks and international operations of U.S. banks (Regulation K) ; and enforcement matters.
Mr. Escue represents institutions with both federal and state bank regulatory agencies including the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of Comptroller of the Currency and the New York State Department of Financial Services.
- “Guidelines Establish Heightened Standards for Banks and Boards” New York Law Journal, Oct. 22, 2014
- “Insight Regarding Consideration of Banking Applications and Notices” New York Law Journal, June 16, 2014
- “Limits on Physical Commodities Activities” New York Law Journal, March 13, 2014
- “First CFPB Public Enforcement Action Offers Insight Into Agency Expectations” New York Law Journal, August 29, 2012
- “OCC and Federal Reserve Diverge on Calculations of Credit Exposure” New York Law Journal, July 23, 2012
- “Federal Reserve Approvals Offer Insight into New Financial Stability Analysis” New York Law Journal, March 30, 2012