Marc-Alain Galeazzi is an associate in the Financial Services Group in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster. Mr. Galeazzi's practice focuses on advising and counseling foreign and domestic banks, financial holding companies, bank holding companies, and other financial institutions on a variety of bank regulatory and transactional matters.
Mr. Galeazzi has particular experience in advising financial institutions on complex regulatory matters, including sales and acquisitions of U.S. banks, corporate governance and compliance matters (anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, economic sanctions (OFAC), and anti-terrorist financing), government investigations and enforcement actions, bank insolvency issues, and clearance and settlement systems. Mr. Galeazzi has also advised financial as well as non-financial institutions on various M&A and capital markets transactions, including equity and debt offerings and private or public debt exchanges.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Galeazzi was an associate with two prominent international law firms in the United States and he practiced law in Switzerland for several years.
Mr. Galeazzi is fluent in German, English, French and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Italian. He is admitted to practice in New York and Switzerland.