Glen R. Cuccinello | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Glen Cuccinello
Glen Cuccinello

Glen R. Cuccinello

Counsel, New York

T +1 212 819 8239

E [email protected]


Mr. Cuccinello represents US and non-US banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions in a wide range of regulatory matters, including: securities-related activities by banking institutions; impact of the Volcker Rule and other Dodd-Frank requirements on the activities of US and non-US banks; financial holding company activities and non-compliance issues; establishment of US banking offices and acquisitions of US bank subsidiaries by non-US banks; impact of US laws and regulations on direct and indirect activities of, and investments by, non-US banks in the United States; regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions; regulatory issues affecting financing transactions, including margin regulations, reserve requirements, anti-money laundering requirements and anti-tying requirements; affiliate transaction restrictions under Sections 23A/23B and Regulation W; fiduciary and custody activities; insolvencies of depository institutions; account agreements; and cross-border provision of financial services by non-US institutions.

Representations include: a Chinese bank in acquiring a US subsidiary bank (the first transaction of its kind); a Chinese bank in establishing a branch in the United States; European and Asian banks in connection with their securities-related activities in the United States; a private equity fund in connection with proposed acquisitions of equity stakes in US banks; a European bank and its domestic bank holding company subsidiary in connection with the US regulatory aspects of bank acquisitions and mergers; a European bank in structuring a financing transaction in light of the New York Banking Law's insolvency provisions; a domestic bank holding company in issuances of subordinated debt and trust preferred stock; an Asian bank in connection with the US regulatory aspects of its merger with another Asian bank, including the establishment of multiple branches in the United States; an Asian bank in a US supervisory enforcement matter; an Asian bank in connection with the liquidation of its New York trust company subsidiary; an Asian bank in connection with the downgrading of its US branch to representative office status; and a US investment adviser in establishing a New York trust company subsidiary.

Bars and Courts

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • JD, Harvard Law School
  • Harvard College


  • English



  • "Regulators begin Volcker Rule review, signaling potential for needed clarifications," November 2017
  • "Valuations in European Real Estate Finance – regulatory compliance in a global environment," June 2017
  • "US Terminates Burma Sanctions Program, Accompanied by Limited FinCEN Relief," October 2016
  • "Federal Reserve Board Proposes to Include Legal Entity Identifiers in Certain Banking Organization Reporting," March 2015
  • "Federal Bank Supervisory Agencies May Change Guidance Without Notice-and-Comment Rulemaking," March 2015
  • "Clarification of the Marketing Restriction under the Volcker Rule 'SOTUS' Covered Fund Exemption," March 2015
  • "ICBC's Agreement to Acquire a Controlling Stake in a US Bank Is a Major Development for the US and Chinese Banking Markets," February 2011
  • "FDIC Adopts Final Policy On Private Equity Investments In Failed Banks," August 2009
  • "FDIC Proposes Stringent New Rules For Private Equity Investors In Failed Depository Institutions," July 2009
  • "The Troubled Asset Relief Program: Issues for Financial Institutions and Other Entities Covered by the TARP," October 2008