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Alan J. Berkeley

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+1.202.778.9050
Fax +1.202.778.9100
+55.(0)11.3704.5703
Fax +55.(0)11.3958.0611
+44.(0)20.7648.9000
+44.(0)20.7648.9001

Alan is a corporate and securities regulatory lawyer whose practice encompasses corporate, Board and management counseling and crisis response, corporate transactions (including mergers, acquisitions, financing transactions for privately-held and public companies), regulatory and enforcement matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission and other securities regulatory bodies, and other corporate governance and compliance matters. He is a registered foreign lawyer with the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales and is registered as a foreign legal consultant in Brazil.

Professional Background

Alan has more than 40 years of experience as counsel in corporate and business transactions and securities enforcement matters. He has extensive professional association and academic activities, including many years as member of the adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and George Washington University law schools specializing in business planning and as a well-recognized speaker on professional and client education programs. Mr. Berkeley has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Corporate Law since 2001.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • External Ph.D. Examiner, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin (2010 -)
  • Co-Chair, ALI-ABA Course, “Regulation D and Private Placements” (1980’s -)
  • Co-Chair, ALI-ABA Course, “Fundamentals of Securities Law” (1990’s -)
  • Securities Registration Subcommittee of the Business Law Section, American Bar Association (Chair; 2000-2003)
  • NASD Legal Advisory Board (Chair; 1999-2001)
  • Advisory Committee, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the Business Law Section, American Bar Association (Member; 2003-)
  • ALI-ABA Advisory Group on Securities Law (2004- )
  • George Washington University School of Law, Adjunct Faculty
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Faculty
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Corporate Securities Committee (Chair; 1978-1980)
  • Federal Bar Association, Securities Committee (Chair; 1988-1990)
  • General Counsel, Partners of the Americas, Inc. and Partners of the Americas Foundation