Douglas Landy is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Leveraged Finance Group.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Landy is one the most experienced and sought after experts in US financial services regulation. He also leads Milbank’s FinTech practice. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Landy is noted for his deep experience in banking and securities laws, and is widely noted by his clients for his thorough and practical legal analysis. He represents many of the leading global banks and central counterparties (CCPs) in transactional and advisory matters. He is expert in the Volcker Rule, block chain and cryptocurrencies, capital requirements, bank insolvency, foreign banks in the US, and CCPs. He has represented banks in some of the largest M&A transactions in banking history, and in some of the most significant regulatory events of the last two decades. He was a key advisor to many significant banks, industry advocacy groups and CCPs during the last financial crisis and the subsequent regulatory reform period.
Mr. Landy is credited for coining the acronym “TOTUS” for the important Volcker Rule exclusion for trading outside of the United States.