Casey is a member of Seward & Kissel’s Financial Services Regulatory Group and Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group in the Firm’s Washington, DC, office. Casey advises financial services companies ((including banks, broker-dealers, investment funds, service providers, and financial technology companies) on federal and state banking and securities law issues and the structuring of new financial products, including anti-money laundering, deposit issues, token offerings, custody of traditional and crypto assets, transfer and liquidity issues, Volcker Rule issues, and investments in crypto assets by funds and other investors.
Casey joined the Firm from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau where he developed and implemented financial regulatory policy with a focus on unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP); electronic fund transfers, truth in lending, qualified mortgages, fair credit reporting, and data privacy and security. Casey’s experience with consumer financial laws helps him counsel clients in the retail banking and non-bank financial technology industries as they navigate the increasingly complicated consumer regulatory landscape.
Prior to joining the CFPB, Casey represented large, multinational financial institutions as a senior associate at another top-tier law firm in a number of supervisory and enforcement actions and examinations before the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, and CFPB. Casey also provided compliance counseling to financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory matters. In these capacities, Casey gained substantial experience representing clients in matters related to transactions with affiliates, bank capital, anti-money laundering laws, foreign banking operations, and myriad other issues.
Casey was a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Turk, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.
Casey is the co-author of The Federal Reserve’s Proposed Enhanced Prudential Standards for Foreign Banking Organizations (Market Solutions, Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013). Casey is also a contributor to Seward & Kissel’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain blog, SKrypto.