Thomas C. Baxter, Jr., is a member of Sullivan & Cromwell’s Financial Services Group, where he focuses his practice on advising clients in the financial services, insurance, securities and FinTech spaces. Mr. Baxter’s advice relates to complex issues arising from supervision and regulation, investigations and enforcement actions, governance, compliance and risk management, crisis management and organizational culture. He also brings extensive experience dealing with central banks from around the world, and with sovereigns and their instrumentalities, as they address sovereign debt and dollar-liquidity issues. Mr. Baxter’s deep knowledge in these areas comes from more than 35 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, most in senior leadership roles.
Mr. Baxter is active in the legal community as a member of the American Bar Association and the International Law Association. He is a Member of the American Law Institute, and has been recognized for his work in the legal community. Mr. Baxter has published numerous articles about the legal aspects of bank supervision, check collection, securities transfers, electronic transfers of funds and the financial services industry. Mr. Baxter is a frequent lecturer at programs sponsored by various organizations.