Sunday, 19 October 2014
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Apr 25 2013 | 10:33am ET
London-based Laven Partners has named Tom Morgan as managing director of the firm’s New York office.
Morgan brings over 28 years of legal, business and financial services experience to his new role. He began his career as a lawyer representing both public and private institutions, focused on corporate finance, regulatory, banking and real estate matters.
At Laven Partners, Morgan will focus on expanding the firm’s existing service offering in the United States. In addition to operational and set up consulting services in the alternative and traditional investments industry, Laven Partners provides registration and on-going compliance services for both US and non-US regulated fund businesses, including those regulated by the SEC and the CFTC. Laven Partners also provides operational due diligence assessments of funds for institutional and family office investors.
Said Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan, CEO of Laven Partners, in a statement: “With Tom we are adding depth to our enterprise risk management and compliance services which are in high demand at the moment. Managers and investors around the world are concerned about the impact of US regulations just as US managers are concerned with AIFMD. Tom has the right experience and expertise and we are very pleased that he has accepted this new role with us.”
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
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