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



  • 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
  • Fed Eases Rules for Minority Equity Investments in Banking Organizations, September 2008
  • Fed's Role In Financial Markets Evolves And Increases As Financial Crisis Deepens, September 2008
  • Is the Dual Banking System Obsolete? New York's Streamlined Approval for National Bank Activities, January 30, 2008
  • Fed and SEC Issue Final Regulation Implementing Push-Out Requirement for Bank Brokerage Activities, October 1, 2007
  • Bank Regulators Ask Servicers to Help Subprime Borrowers Who Risk Default, September 6, 2007
  • 'Let's Form a Committee'— Issues Facing Financial Institutions in Implementing the Latest Guidance on Complex Structured Finance Transactions, Futures & Derivatives Law Report, July/August 2007