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David Adams

David Adams


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.

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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