B.S., The College of New Jersey; J.D., Syracuse University College of Law
B.S. The College of New Jersey; J.D. Syracuse University College of Law
General Counsel at 1623 Capital, a private fund manager, and at its affiliates, Motley Fool Wealth Management, LLC (a retail separately-managed account manager) and Motley Fool Asset Management (the investment adviser to active and indexed-based ETFs). In these roles, he advises on a variety of regulatory, corporate and business matters, including compliance with U.S. laws and regulations governing the operations of registered investment companies, hedge funds and investment advisers, along with general corporate and securities law compliance.
Before starting his current role, he served as a Senior Counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management, focusing on industry outreach, the issuance of regulatory guidance, and securities offering disclosures. Prior to the SEC, he served as Vice President – Assistant Counsel for Oppenheimer Funds, Inc., a global asset management firm. Mr. Newman spent the first ten years of his career as a financial services, corporate and securities lawyer in the New York offices of Clifford Chance LLP, followed by a tenure in the Washington, D.C. and Hong Kong offices of Dechert LLP.
Mr. Newman frequently presents on financial regulatory matters at industry conferences and compliance seminars, and he is a faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute and a member of various committees of the Investment Advisers Association.