News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Client Alert 03 Apr. 2020
EU Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Regulatory Measures and Announcements
Client Alert 02 Apr. 2020
UK Insight: COVID-19 Business Financing Facilities: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) & Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
Client Alert 26 Mar. 2020
Mexico Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Legal Implications
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Client Alert 27 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight: Data Security and Protection in the New Work-From-Home Regime During Coronavirus/COVID-19
Client Alert 24 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight (Coronavirus/ COVID-19): Force Majeure under New York Law
Client Alert 06 Apr. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
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Recognized by Legal 500 USA for his investment fund formation and management expertise, Shaun Reader advises funds, fund managers and investors on the international and domestic legal aspects of professional investment management. He is particularly attuned to the unique requirements and concerns relevant to sovereign wealth funds and other state clients.
Mr. Reader's extensive experience includes screening, structuring and forming investment funds, including those related to sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and venture capital funds in the United States and around the globe.
Financial institutions, investment managers, family offices, high-net worth individuals and funds value his breadth of experience, from fund formation through investment management.
He has conducted regular due diligence on potential investments into alternative investment vehicles and advised on and negotiated the terms, rights and obligations for investments in, and the operation and management of, investment funds from the perspective of both investors and managers. Mr. Reader also develops structural solutions and other arrangements to accommodate various business, legal, tax and regulatory considerations.
Mr. Reader is notable for his success in negotiating substantial investments on behalf of sovereign wealth funds to accommodate their specific legal, tax and legislative needs. He also advises sovereign clients on the application of the Santiago Principles, on the establishment of governance structures for their investment management operations, and to address ongoing compliance for tax and regulatory considerations.
Mr. Reader's practice features in-depth knowledge of the major international securities and regulatory regimes applicable to investment managers and fund sponsors. These include the U.S. Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, Investment Advisers Act, Investment Company Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Bank Holding Company Act and the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) in addition to the securities laws and private placement regimes in numerous jurisdictions around the world.
News 05 Jun. 2019
Curtis secures 6 practice-level rankings and Individual Recognitions in Legal 500 USA 2019
News 10 Jul. 2018
Curtis Partners to Present at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Academy Hosted by SDA Bocconi in Milan
M&A Advisor – 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Award, 2015
Legal 500 USA – highly recommended for Investment Fund Formation and Management