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London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M., International Business Law, with merit

University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with distinction

University of Iowa, B.B.A.


New York
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Ryan Christopher Hansen
PHONE:+44 20 7710 9800
FAX:+44 20 7710 9801
New York
PHONE: +1 212 696 8805
FAX: +1 212 697 1559

Mr. Hansen is a partner in the International Corporate group.  He has experience in a broad range of international corporate projects involving clients in the oil and gas, commodities, transportation and investment management industries. Mr. Hansen’s recent projects have involved structuring and developing public bid tenders for oil and gas reserves, exploration and production sharing contracts and related infrastructure development agreements, as well as advising governments and oil and gas regulatory authorities on contract administration and oversight.

Mr. Hansen regularly advises public and private companies as well as sovereign entities on matters involving the U.S. securities laws, including compliance with Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and disclosure requirements.  He has experience with domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; third-party and issuer tender offers; securities offerings under Regulation D, Regulation S, Rule 144A and other private placement exemptions; corporate financings and restructurings; and general transactional matters.

Mr. Hansen also provides counsel to U.S. and foreign investment management clients in the areas of hedge fund and private equity fund screening, domestic and offshore fund formation, and ongoing U.S. regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Curtis, Mr. Hansen was a law clerk for the Honorable Harold D. Vietor, Senior Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.


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