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Andrew L. Sandler Quoted in Newsweek Article, "Regulator Benjamin Lawsky Is the Man Banks Fear Most"

Lynnley Browning

June 30, 2014

Andrew L. Sandler was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Regulator Benjamin Lawsky Is the Man Banks Fear Most," on June 30, 2014.

Defense lawyers complain that Lawsky's aggressiveness in seeking large fines can make it tougher to resolve cases during the tense bargaining between a bank and prosecutors over how much weight to assign to fines as opposed to specific criminal charges. “Sometimes it’s the most aggressive regulator, not the most knowledgeable one, who determines the solution,” says Andrew Sandler, the chairman and executive partner of financial services law firm BuckleySandler.

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