John W. Popeo


International Banking and Financial Regulatory Adviser

John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ByteFederal in many areas including law, regulation, financial institutions and the governing bodies for the financial industry such as the FDIC, the Federal Reserve Board and the US Department of the Treasury. Below is a short biography …
John Popeo is a financial services and technology lawyer based in NYC. He is a Principal at The Gallatin Group (Gallatin), a consulting firm that advises banks, investment companies, and Fintechs on complex transactions and regulatory matters. He has extensive experience developing compliance frameworks, advising on regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, and working on payments and state-licensing matters.

Before Gallatin, Mr. Popeo was in the Financial Institutions Group at Hogan Lovells US LLP, and spent a decade in various roles at the FDIC and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Mr. Popeo assisted in responding to the 2008 global financial crisis and represented the FDIC before subcommittees of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He also drafted regulations to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. Mr. Popeo serves as a faculty member at the Financial Integrity Institute at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

A copy of his bio at the Case Western Reserve School of Law can be found here: