News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 07 Sep. 2021
Simon Batifort and Andrew Larkin Speak at the European Society of International Law’s 2021 Annual Conference
Client Alert 06 Sep. 2021
Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – Luxembourg Perspectives – Alert 5 of the Series
Partner Elisa Botero Speaks on Panel within Framework of Colombia's 4th National Arbitration Competition
News 30 Aug. 2021
Curtis Returns to SCOTUS in Historic Sequel on the Rights of Citizens in Puerto Rico
News 16 Aug. 2021
Curtis Establishes Presence in Saudi Arabia
News 26 Jul. 2021
Curtis' Private Client Group and Attorneys Recognized in the 2021 Chambers High-Net-Worth Guide.
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
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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 12 Jun. 2020
Curtis Practices and Attorneys Recognized by Legal 500 USA 2020
Client Alert 05 May. 2020
U.S. Insight: Main Street Lending Program offers additional financial support to small and mid-sized business affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
M&A Advisor – 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Award, 2015
Legal 500 USA – recommended for Investment Fund Formation and Management
"Very experienced in advising on fund formation mandates"
Legal 500 USA 2020