Christen Boas Hayes
Christen Boas Hayes is a Financial Regulatory Analyst working with the Financial Institutions Advisory group in Washington, DC. Christen monitors and provides analysis of US regulatory and legislative developments affecting the financial services industry. She assists in advising banks and financial technology companies on issues related to anti-money laundering, payments processing, consumer financial services, and cryptocurrency regulation, among other issues. Christen also provides policy analysis and manages the group’s government affairs capabilities and production of publications.
Prior to joining the Firm, Christen worked on the government affairs team at a leading global law firm. She worked closely with the banking, BSA/AML, and tax groups providing support throughout the passage of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act and the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.