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Michael Krimminger

Partner

Michael H. Krimminger is a partner based in the Washington, D.C. office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Michael advises domestic and international banking and financial institutions on the challenges and opportunities stemming from global statutory and regulatory reforms, as well as a variety of restructuring and insolvency-related matters. Michael joined Cleary Gottlieb in 2012 after serving for more than two decades in numerous leadership positions with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), including most recently as its general counsel. As general counsel, he served as the principal legal and policy advisor to the chairman and Board of Directors regarding the legislative development and later implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, including its SIFI resolution, living wills, capital markets and capital, and structured finance requirements. Michael's international experience includes serving as the co-chair of the Basel Committee's Cross Border Resolutions Group and representing the FDIC on the Financial Stability Board's Resolution Steering Group. He has played a central role in bilateral and multilateral discussions with regulators around the world on legal reform, resolution planning, capital and liquidity requirements, and strategies for implementation of financial market reforms for derivatives and other financial market contracts. Michael is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.

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