Satish M. Kini's practice focuses on the federal regulation of domestic and international financial institutions. He advises and represents U.S. and foreign banks, financial holding companies, and investment advisers on regulatory issues, including those arising in transactional and litigation matters.
Mr. Kini is the author or co-author of numerous articles regarding banking and securities law, including “Anti-Money Laundering Drive Doesn’t Justify Blacklisting Foreigners,” American Banker (Jan. 26, 2001); “Banking Agencies Propose Revised Capital Rules Governing Merchant Banking,” The Banking Law Journal (Apr. 2000); “The New SEC Privacy Rules,” Insights: The Corporate and Securities Law Advisor (Aug. 2000); and “Subordinated Debt: A Capital Markets Approach to Bank Regulation,” 41 Boston College Law Review 195 (2000).
Mr. Kini was formerly Counsel in the Legal Division of the Federal Reserve Board. Mr. Kini is a graduate of Colgate University (B.A. magna cum laude, 1985) and the Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1992), where he was managing editor of the Columbia Law Review, a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a John M. Olin Fellow in law and economics. Following graduation from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Cardamone, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Kini is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars.