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Veronica Rendón Callahan

Partner

Veronica Callahan co-chairs the firm’s Securities Enforcement and Litigation Group.  She concentrates her practice on complex financial litigation, SEC and PCAOB enforcement actions and white collar criminal matters.  Her clients include hedge funds and private equity funds, accounting firms, banking institutions, public issuers and underwriters. Ms. Callahan has successfully defended securities class action and individual litigations; fiduciary duty, suitability and common-law fraud claims; accountant liability matters and minority shareholder disputes. She has also efficiently led internal investigations and defended enforcement actions involving complex valuation, financial reporting, and insider trading issues.  Ms. Callahan also has successfully arbitrated matters and negotiated complex settlements.  She regularly writes and lectures on issues facing the financial markets.

Perspectives

The SEC's Evolving Scrutiny of Private Equity Firms: KKR Hit with an Unprecedented Enforcement Action for Broken Deal Expense Misallocation
Journal of Investment Compliance Vol 16: Issue 4
Changing the Settlement Equation - The PCAOB Division of Enforcement and Inspections Implements New Admissions Policy
Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report
Fund Advisers and Fee Disclosure in SEC Enforcement Action

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

Lessons From SEC's Latest Private Fund Fee Disclosure Action

Asset Management Law360. Also ran in Private Equity Law360 and Securities Law360

The SEC Targets Another Prominent Fund Adviser in Latest Fee Disclosure Enforcement Action
Arnold & Porter Advisory
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Recognition

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2015 for Litigation: Securities (New York)
The Legal 500 US 2014 for Securities: Shareholder Litigation

Credentials

Education
  • BA, State University of New York at Albany, 1992
  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1995
Admissions
  • New York
Activities
  • Member, New York City Bar

  • Member, Board of Directors of New York County Lawyer’s Association Foundation, a not-for-profit entity whose mission is to improve the administration of justice and to facilitate the cultivation and diffusion of knowledge and understanding of the law and the promotion of the study of the law and the science of jurisprudence.

  • Member, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law

  • Member, American Bar Association, ABA Women Rainmakers

  • Member, SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society

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