White & Case (Washington)

Pratin Vallabhaneni

White & Case (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Pratin Vallabhaneni is a partner in White & Case’s global Financial Services Regulatory practice. He represents both US and non-US fintech, banking, broker-dealer, exchange, insurance, asset management and specialty finance companies, as well as their directors, senior officers and investors, on transactional, enforcement and regulatory matters. Clients often call upon Prat to strategically navigate cutting-edge fintech issues that are complex, rapidly evolving and multijurisdictional in nature. Prat’s transactional practice focuses on public and private M&A, capital raising, debt finance, commercial agreements and activism matters. Prior to joining the firm, Prat was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley, where he advised clients on valuation and execution of M&A, capital markets, debt finance, securitization, activism defence and restructuring mandates. Prat’s financial regulatory and enforcement practice focuses on advising financial services clients on matters before the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, SEC, CFTC, CFPB, FTC, Treasury Department, FinCEN, OFAC and state banking and securities agencies. Earlier in his career, Prat served as an attorney at the FDIC during the global financial crisis where he worked on numerous crisis-related, private equity-backed bank M&A transactions, bank receiverships and enforcement actions against banks, consumer finance firms, and directors and officers. He was also actively involved in the interagency implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Prat has authored numerous insightful publications related to the legislative and regulatory challenges faced by financial institutions. Most notably, he is a key contributor to our Firm’s Coronavirus Financial Regulatory and Legislative Dashboard, which provides periodic updates and insights as the COVID-19 crisis and the response develop.

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Jack E. Pace, Scott Hershman, Andrew Hammond, Ian Cuillerier, Tripp Odom, Edward So, Pratin Vallabhaneni The US DoJ releases a positive Business Review Letter blessing the amendments of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association to address interest rate benchmarks (International Swaps and Derivatives Association)


For the thousands of financial institutions anxiously watching the discontinuation and transition from certain interbank offered rates (“IBORs”), 2020 just got a little less chaotic. On Thursday, October 1, 2020, the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division issued its highly (...)

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