Charles Horn is a regulatory and transactional attorney whose practice focuses primarily on banking and financial services matters. Mr. Horn represents domestic and global financial services firms of all sizes on regulatory and transactional issues affecting their organization, structure, governance, management and operations. In addition, he provides sophisticated regulatory counseling to banks and other financial services firms relative to federal and state financial regulation, supervision, and compliance matters affecting their corporate, institutional, and retail business activities.
Mr. Horn has extensive experience in the development of new capital markets and other financial products and services. He also supplies comprehensive counseling across a wide range of transactions and activities involving the convergence of financial services sectors (banking, securities, and insurance), including merger and acquisition transactions, strategic alliances, and business integrations.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Horn was a partner at Mayer Brown, and prior to that, he worked with another major law firm. Previously, he served first as Senior Attorney (1983), then as Assistant Director (1983–1986), and finally as Director (1986–1989) of the Securities & Corporate Practices Division of the US Department of Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Earlier, Charles held positions of progressively greater responsibility with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, including Branch Chief (1982–1983); Senior Counsel (1980–1982); Attorney, Division of Enforcement (1978–1982); and Attorney, Division of Market Regulation (1976–1978).