Covington defends banks, thrifts, their holding companies, and their officers, directors, and employees in the full array of regulatory enforcement actions and cases, including safety and soundness issues
, fair lending
, anti-money laundering
, securities and commodities enforcement
, international trade controls
, and litigation
. We represent our clients on enforcement matters brought by all of the federal bank regulators, the SEC, FinCEN, the U.S. Department of Justice, and state attorneys general. When such regulatory investigations and enforcement actions are accompanied by parallel criminal investigations or Congressional investigations, we are well equipped to handle those as well. We also conduct internal investigations, design corporate compliance programs, and conduct compliance training for clients ranging from the world's largest financial institutions to community banks. We are recognized by Chambers USA
(2010) as one of the nation's leading firms in the field of Financial Services Enforcement and Investigations.