Terrence O. Davis

Terrence O. Davis

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Terrence O. Davis advises and counsels a wide range of investment advisers, broker-dealers, and fund managers in connection with various matters arising under the federal securities laws, with a particular emphasis on the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. He counsels investment advisers and registered investment companies in connection with the structure of their compliance programs under these laws and develops related materials for investment advisers and registered investment companies, including training programs and compliance manuals. Terrence also represents clients in connection with routine examinations and enforcement actions by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Concentrations

  • Investment management
  • Investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Investment advisers registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940
  • Private equity and venture capital funds
  • Compliance programs of registered investment companies and registered investment advisers
  • Corporate compliance and social responsibility
  • Pension funds and institutional investors
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Competenze

Esperienze Professionali

  • Served as lead attorney in connection with the representation of multiple open-end investment companies.°
  • Served as lead attorney in connection with the organization and registration of multiple closed-end investment companies operating as interval funds under the 1940 Act.°
  • Served as lead attorney in connection with a first of its kind reorganization of a business development company into a closed-end interval fund.°
  • Served as counsel to independent directors of several investment companies.°
  • Obtained exemptive relief from the SEC in connection with various matters arising under the 1940 Act.°
  • Obtained no-action assurances from the staff of the SEC in connection with various matters arising under the 1940 Act.°
  • Served as lead attorney in connection with the negotiation of multiple credit facilities involving registered investment companies and private investment funds.°
  • Served as lead attorney in connection with multiple SEC examinations of registered investment companies and investment advisers.°
  • Served as lead attorney in connection with the formation of several private equity and hedge funds, including several fund of funds.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Davis prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • ING U.S. Financial Services, 2002-2007
    • Enterprise Compliance Officer and Vice-President, 2004-2007
    • Counsel, 2002-2004
  • Law Clerk, MCI Telecommunications Corporation, 1993-1995

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Selected, Georgia Trend Magazine, “Georgia’s Legal Elite in Corporate Law,” 2014
  • Member, Atlanta Humane Society
    • Chair, Board of Directors, 2016-2017
    • Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, 2015
    • Treasurer and Executive Board Member, 2011-2015
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Treasurer and Executive Board Member, Calvary Women’s Shelter, 1999-2001

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Howard University School of Law, 1995
    • Business Manager/Editor, Howard Law Journal
  • B.B.A., cum laude, Howard University
Abilitazioni
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania