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Ghillaine A. Reid

Ghillaine A. Reid

McGuireWoods LLP

New York, NY, USA


Ghillaine is a member of the firm's Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation practice group, and Co-Head of the Broker-Dealer practice for the Financial Institutions Industry Team. She focuses her practice on government and securities regulatory investigations, financial services litigation, commercial litigation and corporate compliance. Drawing on her experience in government service and private practice, Ghillaine regularly represents corporations and individuals in investigations conducted by the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and other government and regulatory agencies. Ghillaine has successfully defended several high profile SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings involving a wide range of significant issues, including insider trading, accounting fraud, market manipulation and broker-dealer sales practice violations. Prior to entering private practice, Ghillaine was a Branch Chief and Staff Attorney in the New York Regional Office of the Securities & Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, where she investigated and litigated a wide range of securities enforcement matters. 

Ghillaine also represents clients in complex financial services and commercial litigations matters, in both federal and state courts. She has achieved favorable outcomes in cases involving fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and tortious interference. She has also successfully defended clients in large scale arbitration proceedings, both through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Arbitration Association. 

Ghillaine is a frequent speaker on issues concerning securities law, government investigations and corporate compliance.

 

Ghillaine A. Reid is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Compliance Officer Liability (June 1, 2017) (PowerPoint slides) - Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws - Securities Law and Practice 2018: How the SEC Works, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Broker/Dealer Compliance Officer Roundtable - Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws - Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Broker/Dealer Compliance Officer Roundtable - Broker/Dealer Compliance Officer Roundtable, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws - Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Broker/Dealer Compliance Officer Roundtable - Broker/Dealer Compliance Officer Roundtable, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws - Laying the Groundwork – The Basics of the SEC and Securities Laws, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018, New York, NY
Securities Law and Practice 2018: How the SEC Works, Monday, October 29, 2018, New York, NY
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