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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
David Adams

David Adams

Associate

Associate
David Adams

David G. Adams focuses on broker-dealer, investment adviser, and investment company regulatory and enforcement matters.

David has extensive experience advising multi-national clients on the establishment and maintenance of complex cross-border brokerage and asset management operations. He also advises clients regarding SEC and FINRA inquiries and investigations, internal investigations, M&A transactions, advertising and marketing considerations, the creation and negotiation of key brokerage and advisory agreements, and AML/Sanctions compliance.

Fintech

Technology has disrupted financial services. The industry is being transformed. We can help you utilise technologies such as blockchain, smart contracts, artificial intelligence and big data to transform your operations, whilst considering the legal, ethical and practical risks.

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Career and qualifications

  • Rhodes College (B.A., Political Science) 2002
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Market Regulation 2005
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investment Adviser Regulation 2007
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D.) 2007
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the District of Columbia 2008
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2008
  • Associate, Sutherland, 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance as an Associate 2009