Margaret E. Tahyar
Bruce W. Nichols Lecturer on Law
Ms. Tahyar is a member of Davis Polk's Financial Institutions Group. Her practice focuses on providing strategic bank regulatory and financial regulatory reform advice and advising on troubled bank M&A and recapitalizations and capital markets transactions where the target or issuer is a financial institution. She also advises on corporate governance and securities settlement systems and payment systems. Her clients on the Dodd-Frank Act and its regulatory implementation have included the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the leading trade organization for U.S. banks, securities firms and asset managers, all of the U.S.'s six largest banks and many foreign banks. From 1997 to 2009, Ms. Tahyar worked in the Davis Polk Paris and London offices and frequently advises on the international aspects of transactions and regulatory reform.