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Robert A. Wittie

Bob Wittie is a partner in the finance and investment management practices, concentrating on securities-based financial transactions and the regulation of investment companies and other financial institutions. He represents financial services clients in connection with a wide range of matters, including secured credit, swaps, repurchase agreements and other derivatives transactions, equity and structured finance, regulatory compliance, documentation issues, electronic commerce, and legislative matters.

Bob is a regent of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers and has written and lectured on a variety of legal financial services topics. He has served on the special drafting committees for the revisions to Article 8 (Investment Securities) and Article 9 (Secured Transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code, the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, and for several other Uniform State Laws. He also actively participated in the development of the federal E-SIGN legislation. He has served as chairman of the UCC-Investment Securities Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Business Section, and he remains active on that and other ABA committees.

  • Named a Best Lawyer in America by Best Lawyers, Mutual Funds Law
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
    • Uniform Commercial Code Committee
    • Former-chairman, Investment Securities Subcommittee
    • Legal Opinions Committee
    • Derivatives and Futures Law Committee
    • Federal Regulation of Securities Committee
    • Commercial Financial Services Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Investment Management Update, K&L Gates publication, Summer 2007
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