DLA PiperAppoints David Solander as Partner in Washington
He advises on matters arising under the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act
DLA Piper has announced the addition of David Solander as a partner in the investment funds group in Washington, DC.
Solander advises financial services firms on various regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters arising in the asset management industry in and outside the US.
His primary focus is on advising managers of private funds including hedge/trading, private equity, real estate, and venture capital on regulatory issues arising under the Investment Company Act, 1940, the Investment Advisers Act, 1940, and other federal securities laws.
He also provides compliance advice to managers on internal compliance reviews and assessing and developing compliance programs. Solander assists them with investment product structuring, organization, offering, and operational matters, including mergers and acquisitions of investment advisers. He supports and guides investment advisers during examination or enforcement by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Solander represents managers and sponsors on fund formation, with specific knowledge in trading and investing in cryptocurrency, digital assets, and companies utilizing blockchain technology.
Jesse Criz, the co-head of DLA Piper’s investment funds group remarked, “As a Chambers and Legal 500-recognized attorney, Solander is a go-to practitioner on matters arising under the Advisers Act and related rules and regulations. We are incredibly excited to welcome him to the team.”
William Minor, the managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC office stated, “Solander’s extensive knowledge and experience in the financial services and advisory space is an important addition to our DC office. It is another step in growing our strong investment funds and management practice.”