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Derek M. Bush

Derek M. Bush

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Mr. Bush's practice focuses on advising domestic and international financial institutions and foreign sovereigns regarding U.S. bank regulatory matters and legislation. His advisory practice spans a wide range of matters, including new regulatory requirements imposed under the Dodd-Frank Act, restructurings, corporate governance and investments by and in banking organizations. Mr. Bush's practice also includes representing financial institutions in connection with corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, privatizations, capital markets transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also advises financial institutions and their boards of directors, employees and shareholders in internal investigations and in enforcement proceedings involving the U.S. federal banking agencies. In his advisory, corporate and enforcement practices, Mr. Bush represents clients before the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Reserve Banks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the New York Department of Financial Services.

Mr. Bush is distinguished as one of the leading financial services regulation lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 U.S., The Best Lawyers in America and IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Law Firms and recognized in Law Business Research's The International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Bush was selected as Best Lawyers' 2014 Washington, D.C. Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year and is listed as one of the Best Lawyers for financial services by Washingtonian magazine.

Mr. Bush is a frequent speaker on regulatory and corporate matters affecting banks and other financial institutions. His recent publications include "U.S. Regulation of International Activities of U.S. Banking Organizations" in Regulation of Foreign Banks (2012), "Resolution Planning and the Volcker Rule"

in The Banker s How to Run a Bank (2012) and "FSOC Reproposes the Nonbank SIFI Designation Rule" in BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report (2011). Mr. Bush is a co-author of the Guide to Bank Underwriting, Dealing & Brokerage Activities (West, 18th ed., 2013).

Mr. Bush joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. He received a J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He received an undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Princeton University in 1989. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Bush served as law clerk to the Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Bush is a member of the Bar in the District of Columbia. His native language is English, and he speaks Spanish and Swedish.

Derek M. Bush is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Foreign Banking Organizations - Banking Law Institute 2016, Monday, December 05, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Foreign Banking Organizations - Foreign Banking Organizations, Monday, December 05, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Foreign Banking Organizations - Foreign Banking Organizations, Monday, December 05, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Banking Law Institute 2016, Monday, December 12, 2016, New York, NY
The Volcker Rule 2017: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks The Volcker Rule 2017: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, New York, NY
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, New York, NY
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Columbus, OH
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Indianapolis, IN
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Cleveland, OH
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Philadelphia, PA
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Nashville, TN
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Mechanicsburg, PA
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, New Brunswick , NJ
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA
Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 01, 2017, Boston, MA
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Atlanta, GA
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Cleveland, OH
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Columbus, OH
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
The Volcker Rule 2018: What It Means for Financial Institutions and Markets, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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