Robert "Rob" Taylor is chair of the Financial Services Regulation practice group. He practices in the financial institutions area with an emphasis on federal and state regulatory matters. He advises banks, thrift institutions, insurance companies, and their holding companies on all aspects of the state and federal laws governing their activities. Rob also practices in the mergers and acquisitions area for both public and privately-held companies and works with licensed companies in enforcement proceedings before the state and federal regulatory agencies.
According to the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, Rob Taylor is "very well regarded by the state and national regulators," and noted for his "flawless banking assistance."
Representation of buyers or sellers in financial institution M&A transactions
Representation of organizing groups in establishing de novo institutions including national banks, federal savings banks, state-chartered banks, and trust companies
Representation of licensees in enforcement proceedings before state and federal regulatory agencies
Representation of banks in forming bank holding companies
Representation of insurance company in establishment of nationwide program for insurance sales through banks
Representation of mutual savings bank in conversion to mutual holding company
Representation of banks in charter conversions
Representation of banks in establishment of nationwide lending programs and nationwide trust operations
Chosen for inclusion in Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading corporate/ m&a attorney, 2014-2017
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2021
Chosen in The Hartford Area's Best Lawyers (Woodward/White, Inc.) as Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year, 2017
Member, 2012 Connecticut Public Deposit Working Group, appointed by the Connecticut Banking Commissioner
Attorney, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, D.C., 1980-1983
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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Director, Connecticut Appleseed Center for Law and Justice
Organizer and Founder, Hartford Homeless Experience Legal Protection (HELP) Program
Member, Town of Simsbury Committee on Property Tax Relief