Reena Agrawal Sahni is a partner in the Global Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory practice.
She focuses on bank regulation, advising U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other financial institutions. Among other things, she advises on Dodd-Frank related regulations, including enhanced prudential standards, recovery and resolution planning, and the Volcker Rule. She also advises on financial institution M&A, capital markets transactions, and insolvency issues. Reena also represents clients on corporate governance, OFAC and AML compliance, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions.
Reena represents U.S. and non-U.S. bank and non-bank financial institutions, including recently on transactions for Mizuho Bank, Safra Bank, and others.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Reena was counsel at Davis Polk.
She was previously a law clerk for the Hon. Jon O. Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and she served as a Senior Attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2007 to 2009. While at the SEC, Reena led investigations into securities fraud, including violations of the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act and the Exchange Act.