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Hon. Annette L. Nazareth

Hon. Annette L. Nazareth

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Annette Nazareth leads Davis Polk & Wardwell's Trading and Markets practice. She also serves as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Nazareth is an experienced financial markets regulator, former SEC Commissioner, and recognized authority on financial markets regulatory issues. She regularly advises clients on a broad range of regulatory, legislative, governance and enforcement matters.

Ms. Nazareth has been a key player in financial services regulatory issues for much of her career. She was a financial services policymaker for more than a decade. She was appointed an SEC Commissioner by President George W. Bush in 2005. She previously served as a Senior Counsel to SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt and as Interim Director of the Division of Investment Management. She was Director of the Division of Trading and Markets from 1999 to 2005. Ms. Nazareth was also the SEC’s representative in international meetings as a member of the Financial Stability Forum from 1999 to 2008.

Recognition

Ms. Nazareth is recognized as a leading lawyer in various industry publications:
  • Chambers USA:
  • Securities: Regulation: Advisory, Band 1, 2016
  • Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance), Band 1, 2016
  • Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Enforcement), Band 1, 2016
  • IFLR1000 – Leading Lawyer, 2016
  • BTI Client Service All-Star, 2013

Ms. Nazareth received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Traders magazine's inaugural "Wall Street Women of Excellence" awards. She was nominated by individuals in the trading community and was the only lawyer to receive an award. Ms. Nazareth received the Women in Finance Lifetime Achievement Award from Markets Media in 2016.
Hon. Annette L. Nazareth is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Judicial and Legislative Developments - The SEC Speaks in 2018, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Judicial and Legislative Developments - Judicial and Legislative Developments, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Judicial and Legislative Developments - Judicial and Legislative Developments, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The SEC Speaks in 2018, Saturday, March 03, 2018, Washington, DC
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