Paz, former Senior Special Counsel to the Director of the Securities & Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Commerce and Markets Division, focuses his practice on advising broker-dealers and other financial services firms on matters related to securities regulation , the SEC and financial industry regulation. Authority (FINRA), internal investigations and reviews, and compliance.
“Marlon is a highly regarded practitioner with a versatile background in both private practice and government, and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm,” said Dan Lennonmanaging partner of the office of Latham’s washington d.c. Office.
Marc Jaffemanaging partner of the office of Latham’s New York office added: “Marlon is a go-to advisor to broker-dealers and other financial services firms on their most sophisticated matters, and he will be an asset to our clients as they navigate compliance, regulatory and compliance issues. increasingly complex applications.
Ian SchumannWorld Chair of Latham’s Capital Markets Practice, said, “Marlon’s addition demonstrates our continued investment in the company’s premier capital markets platform. His sophisticated understanding of securities regulation and enforcement further enhances our unparalleled ability to resolve our clients’ most challenging securities and registration issues.
Rafal GawlowskiGlobal Co-Chair of Latham’s Financial Institutions Industry Group, added, “Marlon takes the pulse of today’s highly regulated markets. His in-depth knowledge of broker regulations, enforcement and compliance is highly complementary to Latham’s ability to respond holistically to the issues faced by our financial institution customers around the world.”
“Latham’s global platform and the strength of litigation, transactional and regulatory practices provide exciting new opportunities to serve my clients,” said Paz. .”
Paz received his JD from University of Pennsylvania Law School, an LL.M in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, and its BA from Trinity College. He was named a “Key Advocate” in the area of Financial Services Regulation by Legal 500and among the “100 Most Influential Hispanic Americans” by Hispanic business magazine. Paz is Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) International Business Law Committee and Vice Chair of the ABA’s Federal Securities Regulatory Committee. He has served as Chairman of the Commerce and Markets Subcommittee of the ABA’s Federal Securities Regulatory Committee, President of the Hispanic Bar Association of DC, General Counsel of the DC Bar, and National Vice President of the National Hispanic Bar Association. He joins latham by Mayer Brown in washington d.c. and New York.
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