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Simon M. Lorne

Simon M. Lorne

Millennium Management LLC
Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer
New York, NY, USA


Simon M. Lorne has served in a wide variety of public sector, academic and private sector positions during the course of his career.  In the public sector, he was General Counsel of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission from 1993 to 1996.  In the academic sphere, he is currently the co-director of Stanford Law School’s Directors’ College, and is an adjunct professor at the New York University Law School and the NYU Stern School of Business.  He has previously held positions on the faculties at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the University of Southern California Law School.

In the private sector, Mr. Lorne is currently the Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer of Millennium Management LLC, an alternative asset manager responsible for over $35 billion (as of June 2018) in assets under management, with offices throughout the world.  He has held that position since 2004.  Prior to joining Millennium he was a partner in the Los Angeles-based law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (from 1972 to 1993 and again from 1999 to 2004); the global head of internal audit at Salomon Brothers (now a unit of Citigroup) (from 1996 to 1998); and the global head of Compliance at Citigroup (1998-1999).  He also serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the audit committee of Teledyne Technologies, Inc. and as Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association, and is on the Board of a number of nonprofit organizations.  In 2015, he was selected as one of the 100 most influential corporate directors by the US National Association of Corporate Directors.

Mr. Lorne has authored two books (“Acquisitions and Mergers: Negotiated and Contested Transactions,” and “A Director’s Handbook of Cases”), three practitioner-oriented monographs and a number of articles in law reviews, magazines and other publications.  He is a frequent speaker at academic and industry symposia dealing with issues in the areas of securities regulation, securities law more broadly, and internal controls.

Mr. Lorne is a graduate of Occidental College, with an A.B. (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., magna cum laude).  

Simon M. Lorne is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues: Hypothetical III - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues: Hypothetical I - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues: Hypothetical IV - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues: Hypothetical II - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Ethics in the Enforcement Context: Spotting and Solving the Issues: Hypothetical V - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Monday, April 23, 2018, New York, NY
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