Barbara A. Stettner

Barbara Stettner is the Head of Allen & Overy’s US Financial Services Regulatory Practice, a member of the Global Financial Services Regulatory Steering Committee, and a member of the Global Board. She represents banks, asset managers, broker-dealers, funds, and other financial institutions on regulatory obligations in domestic and cross-border matters involving securities distributions and fundraising activities, Fintech trading, lending and advisory platforms, and other regulatory matters impacting both private wealth and institutional clients under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and the Bank Secrecy Act. Previously, Barbara was at the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets, as Special Counsel in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Risk Management and Control, and Senior Counsel in the Office of International Affairs. According to Chambers USA, Barbara “receives accolades for the reasoned advice that she provides to broker-dealers and other financial institutions relating to regulatory compliance. A client enthuses that ‘she has a very good knowledge of the law’ and is ‘one of the best to get in that area to answer your questions.’”