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Firm Overview

Instead of trying to be everything to everybody, we’ve made a name for ourselves by delivering what our clients need most: in-depth, hands-on legal counsel throughout the financial services sector — and beyond.

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Firm News

There’s a lot going on at Schulte — we’re wrapping up high-profile matters, welcoming talented new lawyers, speaking on issues that affect our clients, and more.

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Pro Bono

Throughout our history, Schulte has provided comprehensive pro bono services to local and national nonprofit organizations. Today, we serve more than 50 nonprofits and work to advance a variety of social justice causes.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Inside the firm, we work hard to attract diverse, talented lawyers and encourage their career growth and advancement. And outside the office, we’re active in volunteer drives and local initiatives that support women and minorities’ professional success.

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Alumni

If you’re a current or former Schulte lawyer, join our Alumni Network on LinkedIn to stay connected with old friends, make new contacts, and share your successes, ideas and insights.

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Social Responsibility

We take doing “good work” seriously — whether we’re talking about our high ethical standards or the way in which we foster a positive and inclusive culture for our personnel and support local communities.

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Offices

  • New York

    • 919 Third Avenue
    • New York, NY 10022
    • United States of America
      • +1 212.756.2000 Phone
      • +1 212.593.5955 Fax
  • Washington, DC

    • 901 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 800
    • Washington, DC 20005
    • United States of America
      • +1 202.729.7470 Phone
      • +1 202.730.4520 Fax
  • London

    • One Eagle Place
    • London SW1Y 6AF
    • United Kingdom
      • +44 (0) 20 7081 8000 Phone
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Firm News (738)

Firm News

The Legal 500 UK 2020 Recognizes Schulte as a Leading Law Firm

October 10, 2019

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 UK ranked Schulte as a Tier 1 firm in Investment Funds: Hedge Funds, noting the firm’s “unrivalled knowledge and experience in corporate legal matters pertaining to the hedge fund sector.” Schulte...

Firm News

Schulte Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2020

October 8, 2019

Schulte was recognized for its leading securities litigation and white collar practices in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. Researchers noted...

Firm News

Watch Firm Leaders Discuss Professional Development at Schulte

October 2019

Schulte is committed to helping our lawyers develop their skills to the fullest. We invest in our lawyers at every stage of their careers, and the scope and innovation of our practice, combined with our dynamic atmosphere, provide our associates at...

Publications (621)

Publications

Regulators Put Chief Compliance Officers in Their Sights

September 25, 2019

In enforcement actions that demonstrate increased scrutiny on chief compliance officers in the asset management space, the SEC and the CFTC have sought sanctions in two very different cases. In one case, the compliance officer didn’t actively...

Publications

CFPB Remittance Rule Fine Spotlights Cash-Transfer Conduct

September 13, 2019

Consumers in the United States send billions of dollars abroad each year. The remittance transfer rule is a federal consumer financial protection law that generally applies to money-services businesses and banking institutions that provide...

Publications

The SEC’s Focus on Value-Added Investors

September 1, 2019

Staff at the SEC have long been concerned about new ways that financial firms can become exposed to material nonpublic information (“MNPI”), which can lead to insider trading. Particularly with respect to investment advisers, regulators...

Publications

Private Funds Regulatory Update
August 2019

August 2019

The SEC has, for some time, been reviewing the standard of conduct required of investment advisers and broker-dealers under federal securities laws. Recently, these various initiatives concluded with the publication of four final items of guidance.

Alerts (620)

Alerts

SEC Proposes Advertising and Cash Solicitation Rules Overhaul

November 6, 2019

On Nov. 4, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued proposed amendments to the Advertising Rule (“Proposed Advertising Rule”) and Cash Solicitation Rule (“Proposed Solicitation Rule”) under the Investment...

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What Are the Retirement Plan Dollar Limits for 2020?

November 6, 2019

The Secretary of the Treasury announced the 2020 limits for qualified retirement plans and IRAs based on cost of living increases. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers is the benchmark used to determine the index. As a result, most of the...

Alerts

New SEC Rule Aims to Streamline ETF Regulation

October 17, 2019

On Sept. 25, 2019, the SEC adopted Rule 6c-11 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (“1940 Act”). The new rule allows sponsors of exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) to launch and operate ETFs without first obtaining...

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Sanctions Update: Iran, Venezuela, Ukraine, Nicaragua and Cuba

October 11, 2019

OFAC continues to issue sanctions and associated guidance relating to a number of targeted jurisdictions. Starting with Iran, which has been the subject of new sanctions over recent months, and continuing with Venezuela, Ukraine, Nicaragua and Cuba,...

Resource Centers (5)

Resource Centers

Key Shareholder Activism Campaigns

October 2019

Schulte Represents Trian Fund Management in Nomination of Two Directors to Board of Legg Mason Schulte Advises Caligan Partners, Falcon Edge Capital and Patriot Global Management in Agreement with Knowles Corporation Schulte Advises Wellington...

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Other Shareholder Activism Resources

October 2019

13D Monitor — Research Service Specializing in Shareholder Activism and 13D Filings Activist Insight Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation The Official Activist Investing Blog

Resource Centers

Schulte’s Shareholder Activism Practice in the News

October 2019

“The Rise of Activists Demands a Revolution in Shareholder Relations,” Financial News, Oct. 17, 2019 “Wake Up Call,” Bloomberg Big Law Business, Oct. 9, 2019 “AMAG Pharmaceuticals Announces Settlement...

Resource Centers

SRZ Spotlight Videos

May 2019

  Effective mentoring is an integral part of the development of any lawyer, and it is an important part of the training process at Schulte. In this SRZ Spotlight video, Schulte mentor-mentee pairs discuss their relationships and how these...

World Sky Service (40)

World Sky Service

Welcome to World Sky Service

June 30, 2019

SRZ’s World Sky Service™ is an online collection of regularly updated reports that summarize the private placement laws in the countries around the world in which hedge funds and private equity funds are frequently marketed. Subscribers...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Australia

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of Australia. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service is an...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Bahamas

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of the Bahamas. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Bahrain

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of Bahrain. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service is an...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Brazil

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of Brazil. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service is an...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Canada — Open End Funds

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of Canada for open end funds. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — China

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of China. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service is an online...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — Costa Rica

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of Costa Rica. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service is...

World Sky Service

World Sky Service Country Report — El Salvador

June 30, 2019

This country report is part of SRZ’s World Sky Service™ and summarizes the private placement laws of El Salvador. Subscribers to the World Sky Service can access this report by clicking here. SRZ’s World Sky Service...

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