Kathleen A. Scott is a senior counsel in the New York office. She represents financial institution clients with respect to the regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions, establishment of new banking organizations and nonbanking affiliates, and other transactions.
Kathleen advises foreign and domestic financial institutions on a broad range of federal and state regulatory issues affecting all their operations and interacts routinely with federal and state banking regulators. She has expertise regarding U.S. federal and New York and various other state banking laws and regulations regarding banks as well as nonbank financial companies that might require licensing at the state level.
Kathleen also counsels financial institutions on their compliance with federal consumer, privacy and anti-money laundering legislation and regulations; and represents financial institutions facing enforcement or other supervisory actions or investigations by state and federal regulators.
Kathleen began her career as an attorney for the United States Department of Treasury and also served as an assistant counsel for the New York State Banking Department before going into private practice at two major NY law firms before joining Norton Rose Fulbright.