Donald S. Waack


Donald S. Waack counsels globally active financial services firms on their most challenging regulatory, transactional, and enforcement matters. He devotes the majority of his practice to advising banks, bank holding companies, and other financial institutions on complex strategic and regulatory matters, including regulatory control determinations; investment authority issues and activities restrictions; fund formation; fintech partnerships and investments; regulatory capital; affiliate transactions; vendor management issues; and proprietary trading and private fund restrictions arising under the Volcker Rule. He is regarded as having a “strong reputation in the market across a range of … Dodd-Frank compliance work, as well as [on] M&A activity.” (The Legal 500 US, 2019)