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

FinCENs Customer Due Diligence Expectations: Some Clarity
Banking Law360, Public Policy Law360, White Collar Law360
FinCEN Issues Guidance Regarding New Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Covered Financial Institutions
Advisory
How Senate Bill Would Change Compliance For Midsize Banks
Banking Law360, Capital Markets Law360, Consumer Protection Law360, Private Equity Law360, Public Policy Law360, Securities Law360
NYDFS Issues Guidance for Individual Filers
Advisory
OFAC Publishes Digital Currency-Related Guidance
Advisory
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Recognition

Latin Lawyer 250
Banking & Finance (2018)
The Legal 500 Latin America
Banking & Finance (2016-2017)
The Legal 500 US
Financial Services: Regulatory (2011-2017)
Financial Services: Litigation (2016-2017)
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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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