Mr. Maalouf has assisted boards of directors and management in conducting sensitive internal investigations and has extensive experience representing clients in crisis management situations.
Mr. Maalouf has represented all types of companies in the financial services ecosystem on matters relating to strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, bank formations, private equity investments, regulatory capital, FDIC receivership, activity restrictions, corporate governance and other traditional and novel federal and state regulatory issues. Additionally, he has counseled clients on the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and on capital and liquidity support programs, including those established pursuant to the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
He also provides strategic counseling on cross-border anti-money laundering measures, economic sanctions, banking secrecy and data protection matters. He advises on the development of internal controls, remedial measures, and compliance capabilities and frameworks, as well as effectively managing supervisory relationships. Mr. Maalouf also is a regular speaker at conferences and has written a number of articles on the above topics.
Before attending law school, Mr. Maalouf was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and studied at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht outside Frankfurt, Germany. In law school, Mr. Maalouf received the 2006 Dykema Scholarship Award for significant contributions to the Michigan Law Review and the 2007 Eric Stein Award, which is given to the author of the best student contribution to each volume of the Michigan Journal of International Law.