Lorraine Waller is RBC’s Director of Regulatory and Government Affairs. Lorraine is a dynamic attorney with a unique perspective based on varied experiences with the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Senate and leading financial institutions. She is an accomplished professional with significant experience in federal and state banking law, consumer protection law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. She has an outstanding track record of providing senior executives with timely and effective legal and strategic advice in areas that include bank regulatory, general corporate, government relations, and mergers and acquisitions.
Lorraine has a J. D. degree from Harvard Law School and a B.A., Psychology, from Yale University. In today’s show she will share her professional insight and perspective on her career trajectory, some of the high risk elements facing the banking industry at this time, strategies that banks use to deal with unprecedented levels of change, the one-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, and what might possibly be the next impact on banks. Additionally, Lorraine will share her thoughts on the legal aspects of transaction advisory and mergers and acquisitions, and what mistakes to avoid.