Paul Dudek has been Chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission since 1993. He joined that office as an Attorney Fellow in 1990. Prior to that, he was with the New York Office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton where his practice involved representing a wide range of foreign and U.S. companies and financial intermediaries in capital markets transactions.
Mr. Dudek is a graduate of the New York University School of Law (Order of the Coif) and Fordham University (Phi Beta Kappa). Mr. Dudek has received the SEC's Philip A. Loomis, Jr. Award and as a team member the SEC Chairman's Award for Excellence and (twice) the SEC's Regulatory Simplification Award. Mr. Dudek has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law of Georgetown University School of Law and at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University (Toronto), teaching courses on global securities offerings. He has taught classes at Duke University Law School and the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (London).
Mr. Dudek serves as a U.S. representative to the Corporate Governance Committee of the OECD. He serves as co-moderator of PLI's Global Capital Markets held annually in the spring in New York City. He has spoken at numerous legal and finance conferences, including testimony in 2010 before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and presentations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) 2011 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., the 2010 Initial Public Offering Conference in Istanbul hosted by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey, and the 2011 Conference on Capital Market Oversight in the Caribbean and Latin America hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Trinidad & Tobago.