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Claudio J. Arruda advises domestic and international financial services firms and institutions, including banks, broker-dealers, Fintech companies, and investment advisory firms on a broad range of regulatory issues, as well as general corporate matters. He represents these institutions on matters related to the applicability and compliance with state and federal banking, and consumer laws and regulations.

Claudio also advises a wide range of investment advisers on all aspects of securities regulatory compliance, particularly including new and existing SEC rules, and has experience advising clients on corporate governance and general corporate matters.

In addition, Claudio represents public and private corporations in negotiating cross-border financing projects. He also has experience assisting in securities enforcement matters and FCPA-related investigations at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Starting Jan. 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act and its implementing regulations mandate that certain U.S. legal entities and foreign entities registered to do business in the United States (collectively

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On March 10, 2023, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation closed Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara, CA (SVB) and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receiver of

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On March 10, 2023, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation closed Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara, California (SVB) and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver

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