Advises on complex disclosure, corporate governance, transactional and other securities and corporate matters. Leading clients include Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Sony and Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Expert on Sarbanes-Oxley, legal issues relating to accounting, Board responsibilities and securities offering reform.
Joined firm, 1976; rejoined firm, 2006. Director, Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC and Senior Counselor to the Commission, 2002 to 2006, where he led the most extensive reforms in Corporation Finance history. Member, Board of Directors (Audit and Risk Committees), Travelers Companies, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees, IFRS Foundation.