The OCC has announced Charles M. Steele as the agency’s Deputy Chief Counsel. Mr. Steele will supervise the Administrative and Internal Law, Community and Consumer Law, Enforcement and Compliance and Litigation divisions. He also will supervise the district counsel staffs in the OCC’s Southern District and Western District offices.
Prior to joining the OCC, Mr. Steele was Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell in the Financial Institutions Group, with a focus on economic sanctions, anti-money laundering and anti-bribery enforcement, compliance and regulatory issues, as well as transaction reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the Forensic Advisory Services practice at KPMG LLP, advising on economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, and fraud matters.