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

FDIC Proposal Offers Welcome Clarity On Brokered Deposits
Asset Management Law360, Banking Law360, Capital Markets Law360, Compliance Law360, Fintech Law360, Public Policy Law360, Securities Law360
NYDFS Requiring Submission of LIBOR Transition Plans by February 7
Advisory
FDIC Issues Proposed Rule on Brokered Deposits
Advisory
Joint Statement on Risk-Focused BSA/AML Supervision Highlights the Importance of Risk Assessments and Independent Testing
Advisory
Arnold & Porter Discusses Federal Reserve Developments on Confidential Supervisory Information
The CLS Blue Sky Blog
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Recognition

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