David Freeman is head of the firm's Financial Services practice group. He represents financial institutions, investment managers, and broker-dealers on banking and securities regulatory issues, legislation, mergers and acquisitions, private investment funds, and new product development and documentation. As part of his practice, Mr. Freeman advises domestic and foreign banks, investment management firms, and broker-dealers on compliance with state and federal banking and securities laws, federal commodities laws, and SRO rules.

Experience

  • Developing and documenting bank deposit products and broker sweep arrangements.
  • Negotiating financial vendor services agreements.
  • Development of investment advisory, custody and client services form agreements.
  • Creation and operation of private investment funds, common trust funds and collective funds.

Perspectives

Joint Statement on BSA/AML Innovation Provides Clarity and Flexibility
Advisory
Impact of the 2018 Mid-Term Elections on Financial Services Regulation
Advisory
New Risks Created by OFAC Cyber-Related Sanctions
Advisory
Sharing BSA/AML Resources May Benefit Community Banks, Affiliated Banks and Credit Unions
Advisory
The Diminishing Role of Agency Guidance
Banking Law360, Capital Markets Law360, Consumer Protection Law360, Public Policy Law360, Securities Law360
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Recognition

IFLR1000
"Highly Regarded" – FInancial Services Regulatory, Investment Funds (US) (2019)
The Legal 500 US
Financial Services: Regulatory (2011-2018)
Financial Services: Litigation (2016-2017)
Chambers USA
Financial Services Regulation: Banking – Compliance (Nationwide) (2008-2018)
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1987
  • MBA, University of Virginia, 1987
  • BA, University of Virginia, 1981
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Activities
  • Board of Advisors, UNC School of Law, Center for Banking & Finance
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