Jeremy Newell is a partner in Covington’s Financial Services Group, representing a wide range of U.S. and foreign banks and other financial institutions on regulatory and public policy matters. He advises on all aspects of the regulatory framework for foreign and domestic financial institutions, including control of supervised banks, structuring of new products and investments, regulatory compliance matters, and mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. His practice also focuses on assisting financial institutions on compliance with international capital and liquidity standards and other strategic regulatory policy matters.
Prior to joining Covington, Mr. Newell served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Operating Officer at the Bank Policy Institute, and held similar roles at its predecessor organization, The Clearing House Association, where he oversaw regulatory affairs, strategy, and advocacy. He also previously served as counsel and regulatory policy advisor at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, advised clients in private practice and as in-house counsel to two prominent financial institutions, and is a frequent speaker, writer, and teacher on U.S. bank regulation and international regulatory policy for financial institutions.