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Richard advises leading U.S. and international investment managers; pooled investment vehicles; and other large, publicly traded and privately held businesses. He focuses on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, complex investment transactions, corporate finance, significant strategic initiatives, derivatives, business law, and compliance.
Substantial experiential knowledge of global business informs Richard's legal work. Before becoming a lawyer, he pursued a successful career in the real estate development, finance, and mergers and acquisitions industries. Richard led numerous acquisitions, financings, and dispositions, including transactions in the U.S., the Caribbean Basin, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. He is also licensed as a certified public accountant.
In recognition of his exemplary legal experience in global finance and business, Richard was invited to serve as a visiting lecturer of law at the University of Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia, as part of the American Bar Association's Balkans Regional Rule of Law Network Program funded by the U.S. Department of State.