Reena Agrawal Sahni is a partner in the global Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory practice.
She focuses on financial services regulation, advising U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other financial institutions on U.S. banking regulations, as well as advising on payments, cryptocurrency and related financial regulatory matters. Her bank regulatory practice includes advice on enhanced prudential standards, control regulations, recovery and resolution planning, affiliate transactions, and the Volcker Rule, among other matters. She represents financial institutions more generally in connection with acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and new activities and products, and related regulatory approvals. Reena also represents clients on corporate governance, OFAC and AML compliance, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions.
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.
A.B., magna cum laude