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Lee A. Schneider

Lee A. Schneider

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Lee Schneider is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and is based in the New York office. He is the head of the broker-dealer regulatory practice and a member of the Financial Institutions Group. He also focuses on financial technology issues. His practice includes the representation of both U.S. and non-U.S. broker-dealers, banks, private fund sponsors and financial services technology companies. He provides day-to-day counsel to these clients on a wide range of matters, including regulatory and enforcement issues, conduct of business questions and general corporate concerns. Mr. Schneider works with Debevoise transactional lawyers on structuring and negotiations when the deals involve financial services and technology companies. He regularly assists both financial services firms and their vendors in negotiating technology agreements for all types of services and considering the regulatory issues associated with such technologies. He also advises broker-dealers in the start-up phase of their existence, helping with their application for membership, initial structuring and development of policies and procedures. He speaks on and moderates panels discussing all areas of financial services and technology law, and is quoted frequently on these matters in publications including Bloomberg News, Law360 and the Securities Lending Times.

Prior to joining Debevoise, Mr. Schneider was General Counsel and a member of the Executive Committee at ConvergEx, a global technology firm specializing in proprietary software products and technology-driven execution services. Mr. Schneider previously served as the lead in-house counsel for broker-dealers at The Bank of New York, and prior to that worked as an associate for seven years, including as both a corporate and litigation associate at a leading international law firm.

Lee A. Schneider is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Investment Management M&A - Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook, Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Best Execution and Customer Order Handling - Broker-Dealer Regulation (2nd Edition), Friday, September 22, 2017
Investment Management M&A - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Investment Management M&A - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - FinTech 2017, Thursday, August 17, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics (May 8, 2017) - Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin, Thursday, August 17, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin, Thursday, August 17, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, New York, NY
FinTech 2017, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, New York, NY
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