George LeMaistre is a member of the firm's Banking & Financial Services Practice Group. He practices in the areas of banking, financial institutions, and associated regulatory matters. Mr. LeMaistre's practice relates primarily to financial institutions and related regulatory, corporate, and legislative matters. He has represented commercial banks, savings associations, holding companies, individual officers and directors, and significant or controlling shareholders in a wide variety of matters related to financial institution operations and activities, including regulatory applications, mergers and other combinations, and the defense both of enforcement actions brought by federal and state regulatory agencies and of class actions brought by private parties. Mr. LeMaistre regularly advises institutions on a variety of regulatory compliance issues, including restrictions on transactions between financial institutions and their affiliates; limitations on lending by such institutions to their officers, directors, and other "insiders"; loans-to-one-borrower limitations; and development and maintenance of anti-money-laundering programs and other measures required under the Bank Secrecy Act.
Articles in the National Law Review database by George A. LeMaistre, Jr.