Matthew Bisanz

Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement


Matthew Bisanz is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice. He counsels domestic and global financial services firms on a variety of banking and derivatives regulatory issues.


Bank Regulatory

  • Counseled non-US banks on entry into the US market and restructuring of US operations to maximize regulatory and cost efficiency.
  • Advised clients on governance structures relating to implementation of the Federal Reserve’s Regulation YY and the OCC’s Heightened Standards and revised Comptroller’s Handbook.
  • Guided US and non-US banks in complying with the Federal Reserve’s capital and liquidity stress testing and reporting regimes, including by structuring transactions to minimize capital charges.
  • Assisted financial institutions in drafting and filing Change in Bank Control Act and trust powers regulatory filings.
  • Provided financial institutions with advice and opinions regarding clearinghouse membership issues, default fund contributions, and insolvency protections.
  • Drafted banking and commodities-related disclosures in US securities filings and similar documentation for US and non-US reporting companies.


  • "Outstanding Contribution to Regulatory Reform" award from the International Financial Law Review (IFLR)


  • Georgetown University, LLM, with distinction
  • Georgetown University, JD
    Operations Projects Editor, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics
  • New York University
    Advanced Graduate Certificate
  • University of Maryland Global Campus
    Master of Science
  • Hofstra University, MBA, with distinction
    Beta Alpha Psi; Alumni Submission Editor, Hofstra Journal of International Business & Law
  • Hofstra University, BA, magna cum laude
    Phi Beta Kappa


  • ワシントンDC弁護士
  • ニュージャージー州弁護士
  • ニューヨーク州弁護士


  • Member, Banking Law Committee, American Bar Association       
  • Chair, Legislation and Regulation Subcommittee, Banking Law Committee
  • Member, Exchequer Club
  • Member, Banking Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 (2024, 2021)
  • Adjunct Professor of Accounting, University of Maryland Global Campus
  • Certified Public Accountant, New York State Board for Public Accountancy
  • Certified Public Accountant, District of Columbia Board of Accountancy