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

FinCEN Issues First ANPRM Seeking Comment on the Implementation of the New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Provisions of the Corporate Transparency Act
Advisory
New York Streamlines Its Confidential Supervisory Information Rule
Advisory
The Momentum for ESG Disclosures Continues Unabated (ESG Advisory Series, Part 3)
Advisory
A Rising Tide of Climate-Related Disclosure Requirements? (ESG Advisory Series, Part 2)
Advisory
Financial Institutions Must Prepare for Climate Regulations
Asset Management Law360, Banking Law360, California Law360, Capital Markets Law360, Compliance Law360, Corporate Law360, Energy Law360, Environmental Law360, New York Law360, Project Finance Law360, Public Policy Law360, Real Estate Law360
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Recognition

IFLR1000
"Highly Regarded" – Financial Services Regulatory, Investment Funds (US) (2019-2021)
Latin Lawyer 250
Banking & Finance (2018-2020)
Washington, DC Super Lawyers
Banking, Securities & Corporate Finance (2015-2020)
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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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