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May 19, 2017

Paul Hastings Pair Joins Morgan Lewis’ Investment Management Transactions Practice

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has expanded its investment management transactions practice with the additions of Robert D. Goldbaum and Nathan R. Pusey. Goldbaum and Pusey only joined Paul Hastings in March after departing Paul Weiss. At Morgan Lewis they will represent a wide variety of firms in a full range of asset and wealth management transactions. Both new partners will be based in New York, joining Morgan Lewis’s existing investment management transactions practice and broad-based corpora Read More »

Pepper Hamilton Hires David Stauber for New York Tax Practice

David Stauber has joined Pepper Hamilton as of counsel in the firm’s tax practice group in New York.   Stauber focuses his tax practice on mergers and acquisitions, fund formation and securities offerings. He handles a broad range of transactions, including cross-border transactions and corporate restructurings, and has considerable experience with international tax matters. “David is well-versed in M&A and international tax matters, and is able to distill those issues down to provide e Read More »

May 5, 2017

K&L Gates Hires Partner for Investment Management Practice

K&L Gates recently hired Eden Rohrer as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice in New York. Rohrer, who was most recently a partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, concentrates her practice on broker-dealer regulatory, enforcement and litigation matters, including self-regulatory organization membership, employment, research, soft dollar arrangements, chaperoning of foreign broker-dealers, social media, anti-money laundering rules, secu Read More »

Pryor Cashman Adds Structured Finance and Derivatives Partner

Pryor Cashman hired partner Anthony Schouten in the firm’s investment management group. Schouten, who is based in New York, will focus on structured finance and derivatives. He joins the firm from Winston & Strawn, where he was a partner. Schouten represents borrowers, investors and major investment banks in structured credit transactions, including collateralized loan obligations. He also assists banks, funds and corporate end users in swap documentation, including ISDA master agreeme Read More »

April 20, 2017

Andrews Kurth Hires Investment Management Attorney

Andrews Kurth has hired J.R. Morgan as counsel in the firm’s Austin, Texas office. Morgan focuses his practice on representing private fund sponsors in the creation and management of their management companies, and on the formation of domestic and international funds, including private equity and hedge funds in the oil and gas and real estate sectors. Morgan also assists clients with structuring family offices, co-investment vehicles, managed accounts and “funds of one.” Bob Jewell, managi Read More »

April 6, 2017

Paul Hastings Investment Management Group Adds Former Head of Paul Weiss’ Investment Management Transactions Practice, Senior Counsel

Paul Hastings has hired Rob Goldbaum, the former head of Paul Weiss’ Investment Management Transactions practice, and Nate Pusey, former senior counsel in the practice, as part of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Goldbaum’s experience includes numerous acquisitions and sales of investment managers, minority investments in traditional and alternative asset management firms, spin-outs and lift-outs of investment management businesses and teams from larger organizations, and capital m Read More »

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Names Former New York Federal Prosecutor McDonald Enforcement Director

Acting CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo recently announced the appointment of federal prosecutor James McDonald as the agency’s new Director of Enforcement. McDonald was a prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, where he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, most recently in the Public Corruption Unit. “Jamie McDonald’s appointment as the Director of the Enforcement Division is a signal to those who may seek to cheat or manipulate U.S. markets that there will be no pause, no le Read More »

March 23, 2017

Proskauer Rose Builds Investment Management Practice by Hiring Team

Proskauer Rose LLP has hired a team of six partners, a senior counsel and “several associates” from Stroock, Stroock & Lavan. The team’s practice includes the representation of registered funds, fund independent board members, investment advisers and other industry service providers, as well as the representation of parties on regulatory and compliance matters, including investigations and settlements. They advise a wide array of clients ranging from specialty operations to some of the Read More »

March 9, 2017

Veteran Investment Funds Attorney Joins Dechert in Dublin

Jeff Mackey, who helped establish the first actively managed exchange-traded fund authorized by Ireland, has joined Dechert as a partner, bolstering the firm’s Dublin office. Mackey joins Dechert from Dillon Eustace, where he specialized in investment funds and asset management. At Dechert, he will focus on the establishment and authorization of investment funds, including alternative investment funds, ETFs and European UCITS. According to Dechert, Mackey regularly represents Irish-based fund Read More »

Lionel André, Former SEC and DOJ Attorney, Joins Murphy & McGonigle

Lionel André, a former attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the DOJ, has joined Murphy & McGonigle as a shareholder in its Washington, D.C. office. André has nearly three decades of experience prosecuting SEC Enforcement matters and DOJ criminal matters. He was most recently Assistant United States Attorney in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. At the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he served as Senior Lit Read More »