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Department of Financial Institutions Attorney Ken Sayre-Peterson Joins Joseph & Cohen – Expands Firm’s Core Regulatory Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 21, 2012.   Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, announced today it has expanded the depth and scope of its bank regulatory, financial services and legislative practice with the addition of Kenneth Sayre-Peterson as Of Counsel.  Sayre-Peterson elected to join Joseph & Cohen following his retirement from the California Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), where he served in various legal capacities during a lengthy career, most recently having acted as the DFI’s General Counsel. Kenneth Sayre-Peterson acted as the General Counsel for the California Department of Financial Institutions from June 2007 until his retirement in November 2011. 

Kenneth Sayre-Peterson

Kenneth Sayre-Peterson is a Partner Emeritus with Joseph, Cohen & Del Vecchio having retired from practicing law at the end of 2017. Mr. Sayre-Peterson remains an advisor to the Firm. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Sayre-Peterson’s core focus was on banking, credit unions, regulatory and enforcement matters, money transmitters and digital currency, corporate, securities and trust law. He joined Joseph, Cohen & Del Vecchio in 2012 following his retirement from the California Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), now a division of the Department of Business Oversight, where he served as legal counsel during a twenty-two year career. Mr. Sayre-Peterson acted