Chief Compliance Officer, CSA
Ted has over 30 years of global financial services legal experience. He has gained broad knowledge across multiple disciplines, having worked in the front office and back office of both large and small institutions. Ted is the founding member of CSA and has provided financial consulting services over the past nine years. He has served as the Chief Compliance Officer and general counsel for investment advisers, broker/dealers as well as commodity trading advisers. His clients have included Van Eck Associates, Prudential Insurance, Hornblower Fischer and Cavalieri Capital.
Ted also served as General Counsel and Vice President for Van Eck Associates for 10 years where he was responsible for all legal, regulatory and compliance matters for domestic and international asset management which offered multiple investment vehicles distributed through multiple channels. He developed a risk management program for hedge funds, developed and executed domestic and international compliance programs, and managed complex regulatory inspections and investigations that included the SEC, NASD and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. Ted has also served as Senior Legal Counsel at Fidelity Investments and Corporate Counsel at The Dreyfus Corporation.
Ted earned his Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and his law degree from Pace University School of Law. Ted has a LLM in Taxation also from NYU.