Ed Holmes represents institutional investors in investment transactions as well as regulatory and compliance matters. He has extensive experience representing clients in fixed maturity investment transactions. His experience includes representation of clients in corporate private placements, direct lending, project finance and structured leasing investments. Ed has represented clients in high profile, bespoke, capital market transactions, including serving as lead attorney representing AIG in connection with the wind-down of its securities lending business and the Maiden Lane II transaction with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Ed is also experienced in global regulatory and compliance issues affecting the financial services industry generally, as well as Federal Reserve/Dodd-Frank compliance and governance issues applicable to investments and investment operations. He co-founded a compliance consulting firm which counsels, and provides operational support to, start up and small-sized investment advisers and broker dealers.
Ed was previously General Counsel to AIG Investments, overseeing legal, regulatory and compliance matters in connection with the group’s global network of investment advisors and broker dealers, through which investment and capital market transactions were made in virtually all asset classes.