Jessica Romano practices in the Bank Regulatory Group at the firm.


“Businesses with up to 15,000 Employees or $5 Billion in Revenue: Federal Reserve Expands Scope and Eligibility for Main Street Lending Program,” SRZ Alert, May 1, 2020

“Businesses with 10,000 or Fewer Employees: Federal Reserve Publishes Details on CARES Act Loans,” SRZ Alert, April 9, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Update: Guidance on Affiliation, Clarification on Eligibility and New Forms,” SRZ Alert, April 6, 2020

“Federal Reserve Delays Effective Date of New, More Flexible ‘Control’ Rule for Six Months,” SRZ Alert, March 31, 2020

“CARES Act Provides Financial Assistance for Mid-Sized Companies,” SRZ Alert, March 30, 2020

“Summary of Proposed Volcker 2.0 for Fund Activities,” SRZ Memorandum, Feb. 6, 2020; republished in The Hedge Fund Journal, March 2020; republished in The Banking Law Journal, June 2020

Federal Reserve Provides Greater Clarity and Flexibility for Noncontrolling Investments in (and by) Banking Organizations,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 31, 2020; republished in The Banking Law Journal, June 2020

Agencies Publish Proposed Volcker 2.0 for Fund Activities,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 30, 2020

FDIC and OCC Approve Volcker 2.0 — Summary of Amendments to Fund Activity Provisions,” SRZ Alert, Aug. 23, 2019 (co-author); republished in Eurekahedge, October 2019

“FDIC Announces Multiple Actions To ‘Promote a More Transparent, Streamlined, and Accountable’ Process for Bank Applicants,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 6, 2018 (co-author)

Prior Experience

  • Florio Leahy LLP/Orical LLC
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP