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Mr. Cuccinello represents US and non-US banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions in a wide range of regulatory matters, including: regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions in the United States; the conduct of securities-related activities by banking institutions; the effect of US laws and regulations on direct and indirect activities of, and investments by, foreign banks in the United States; issuances of capital instruments by banking organizations; the establishment of US banking offices by non-US banks; liquidation of US branches and trust company subsidiaries of foreign banks; interstate branching issues; and supervisory enforcement proceedings. He also represents banking and securities firms in connection with broker-dealer and investment adviser registrations and regulatory aspects of acquisitions of investment advisers.
Representations include: a European bank and its domestic bank holding company subsidiary in connection with applications for regulatory approval of their bank acquisition and merger transactions; a domestic bank holding company in issuances of subordinated debt and trust preferred stock; a European bank in connection with securities activities in the United States; Asian financial institutions in establishing US branches; a European bank in connection with the establishment and operation of various offshore funds and investment vehicles; and a US investment adviser in establishing a New York trust company subsidiary.
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