Arthur S. Long advises clients on all aspects of financial institutions regulation.
Mr. Long draws on extensive industry knowledge to help non-US and US financial institutions navigate:
- The regulatory aspects of M&A and capital markets transactions
- Bank regulatory compliance issues
- Dodd-Frank issues, including the regulation of systemically significant banks and related heightened capital and liquidity requirements
- Resolution planning
- Volcker Rule issues with respect to bank proprietary trading and private equity fund/hedge fund operations
He has significant experience with bank securities offerings and issues unique to foreign banks operating or seeking to operate in the United States. Mr. Long also counsels fintech companies on the regulatory issues that relate to their businesses, as well as advises on virtual currency and blockchain technology regulation.
Mr. Long is a recognized thought leader whose publications include “The Financial Services Regulation Deskbook”, the Practising Law Institute treatise on the Dodd-Frank Act, and “The New Autarky? How U.S. and UK Domestic and Foreign Banking Proposals Threaten Global Growth” for the Cato Institute.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Long was a partner at another leading law firm. He served as law clerk to US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from 1997 to 1998 and to US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judge J. Michael Luttig from 1993 to 1994.