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Bill Satchell

Partner

Washington, D.C.

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Bill Satchell

Partner

Washington, D.C.

Bill is a member of the global Financial Services Regulatory practice and has nearly 40 years of experience representing financial services organizations – particularly banks – across a wide range of regulatory issues.

These have included advising banking organizations on structure and powers issues under the National Bank Act, the Bank Holding Company Act, the Federal Reserve Act and the International Banking Act. He has also worked in the bank mergers and acquisition area, representing banking organizations in the acquisition of, or investment in, banking and nonbank organizations. He advises domestic and foreign banking organizations in connection with compliance and enforcement issues related to many kinds of activities, including lending, fiduciary, securities processing, custody and mortgage servicing businesses.

Bill is ranked in Band 4 in Chambers USA, 2020. According to Chambers USA, Bill is “highly regarded for his robust regulatory compliance counsel, offering practical insight on a wide range of state and federal laws.” 

News & insights

Glass high-rise

Publications: 16 JULY 2020

Seismic Changes to UK Insolvency Law – Key Issues for US Financial Counterparties

On 26 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the UK Act) came into force and made the most significant changes to UK insolvency law for over a decade. This article discusses the…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2020

German Federal Constitutional Court ./. ECB and ECJ

German court rulings rarely find their way into international newspapers – but this one is different: In times of "corona bond"-discussions and further increased bond acquisition programmes of the…

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: what should banks and other financial institutions focus on?

The Covid-19  pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge and will affect all walks of life.  The quantum of the impact is hard to determine at this stage although based on preliminary assessment and…

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Proposed revisions to the Volcker Rule

Publications: 06 FEBRUARY 2020

Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule

On January 30, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Securities and Exchange…

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Office

Washington, D.C.

Allen & Overy LLP
1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
20005

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia, 1992

Academic

J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Southern California, 1979

A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1974

Published work

  • "Commercial Lending in a Changing Regulatory Environment: 2018 and Beyond," The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2018, 6th Edition (2018), with Sara Lenet
  • "CFTC Adopts Pay-to-Play Rule for Swap Dealers," Allen & Overy Publication (February 27, 2012), with Charles Borden, Barbara Stettner, Jason Abel, and Rachel Loko
  • "Only A First Step: The Federal Reserve Board's Proposed Enhanced Prudential Standards For Systemically Important Financial Institutions And Their Potential Implications for Asset Managers," Allen & Overy Publication (January 19, 2012), with Douglas Landy, Chris Salter, Amena Piracha, Jarrod Melson and Rebecca Smith