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Lona Nallengara

Lona Nallengara

Shearman & Sterling LLP

New York, NY, USA


Lona is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Capital Markets and Corporate Governance practices. He has extensive experience representing companies, financial institutions and their boards on corporate governance, disclosure, and securities law compliance matters and on the financial regulatory process. He also advises companies and financial institutions on all aspects of public and private offerings of equity, equity-linked, high yield debt and investment grade debt securities.

Prior to returning to the firm in 2017, Lona served in senior positions at the Securities and Exchange Commission for over four years. From 2013 to 2015, he served as Chief of Staff to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, where he was the top advisor to the Chair on all issues, including policy development, rulemaking, strategy and management. During this time, he led the rulemaking and implementation efforts related to all mandates under the Dodd-Frank and JOBS Acts and directed the SEC's asset management, market structure, public company disclosure effectiveness and private offering reform programs. He also served as the SEC deputy to the Financial Stability Oversight Council and was the primary SEC liaison with other financial regulators. Lona joined the SEC in 2011 as Deputy Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and later became its Acting Director. In this role, he was responsible for the division's overall activities and operations, including rulemaking, interpretive guidance and the public company filing review program. Following his SEC tenure, Lona joined Bridgewater Associates, LP, where he was the Chief Governance Officer and a senior advisor to founder Ray Dalio.

Prior to joining the SEC in 2011, Lona was a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Capital Markets group. He first joined the firm in 1998.

Lona Nallengara is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings - Securities Offerings 2018: A Public Offering from Start to Finish, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Other Securities Exemptions - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Yaw Asare and Lona Nallengara, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Status of Selected Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking by the Securities and Exchange Commission (as of August 2017) - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Shearman & Sterling LLP, CHOICE Act 2.0 Passes the House: What is the ‘CHOICE’? (July 20, 2017) - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Shearman & Sterling LLP, CHOICE Act 2.0 Passes the House: What is the ‘CHOICE’? (July 20, 2017) - Securities Offerings 2018: A Public Offering from Start to Finish, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Yaw Asare and Lona Nallengara, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Status of Selected Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking by the Securities and Exchange Commission (as of August 2017) - Securities Offerings 2018: A Public Offering from Start to Finish, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Treasury Issues Report and Recommendations on Capital Markets (October 13, 2017) - Securities Offerings 2018: A Public Offering from Start to Finish, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration - Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings - Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings , Tuesday, March 06, 2018
ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives - ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D - Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Other Securities Exemptions - Other Securities Exemptions, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration - Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings - Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings , Tuesday, March 06, 2018
ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives - ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D - Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Other Securities Exemptions - Other Securities Exemptions, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration - Legislative and Regulatory Developments in a New Administration, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings - Introduction to the Law of Securities Offerings , Tuesday, March 06, 2018
ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives - ESG Disclosure: Investor, Issuer and Standard Setter Perspectives, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Other Securities Exemptions - Other Securities Exemptions, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D - Overview of 4(a)(2) and Regulation D, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, December 03, 2017, New York, NY
Securities Offerings 2018: A Public Offering from Start to Finish, Friday, March 09, 2018, New York, NY
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Monday, April 23, 2018, New York, NY
Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY
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