David F. Freeman,, Jr.

David F. Freeman, Jr.

Partner

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

Arnold & Porter Discusses Risks for Compensation Committee Members
The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog
A Look At The New Qualified Financial Contracts Rule
Asset Management Law360, Banking Law360, Bankruptcy Law360, Capital Markets Law360, Public Policy Law360, Securities Law360
Federal Reserve Board and FDIC Restrict Immediate Exercise of Default Rights in Qualified Financial Contracts of GSIBs
Advisory
Readiness Checklist for the New Beneficial Ownership Rule
Advisory
DOL Proposes 18-Month Extension of Fiduciary Rule Transition Period
Advisory
More

Recognition

The Legal 500 Latin America
Banking & Finance (2016-2017)
The Legal 500 US
Financial Services: Regulatory (2011-2017)
Financial Services: Litigation (2016-2017)
Chambers USA
Financial Services Regulation: Banking – Compliance (Nationwide) (2008-2017)
More

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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