Quantcast
Lanpher, Mark D.

Mark D. Lanpher

Partner

Representative Government and Regulatory Investigations

  • Representing multiple hedge funds in SEC and FINRA investigations of potential insider trading
  • Representing major financial institution in multiple SEC investigations of accounting and internal control issues
  • Representing major financial institution in SEC investigation of market making activity and compliance with best-execution obligations
  • Representing major financial institution in FINRA investigation of equities trading business
  • Representing former government official in parallel Congressional and DOJ investigations related to 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
  • Representing major financial institution in SEC and DOJ investigations related to pre-released ADR securities
  • Representing major financial institution in FINRA investigation of sales of restricted securities
  • Representing major financial institution in CFTC investigation of certain swaps trading activity
  • Representing CFO of financial institution in SEC investigation of institution’s accounting practices
  • Representing individual in DOJ and SEC investigations into foreign bribery
  • Conducting independent investigation into alleged FCPA violations on behalf of a committee of the Board of Directors of a U.S.-listed foreign company
  • Conducting shareholder derivative demand investigation on behalf of Board of Directors of major financial institution
  • Representing major financial institution in connection with various governmental investigations into potential violations of U.S. sanctions laws
  • Representing major financial institution in DOJ and CFTC investigations into the bank’s LIBOR and ISDAFIX rate-setting practices
  • Representing directors of investment fund in SEC investigation related to fund valuation
  • Representing registered investment advisor in SEC investigation related to Rule 105 of Regulation M
  • Representing registered investment advisor in SEC investigation into expense allocation practices

Representative Litigations

  • Representing the Estate of Andrew J. McKelvey in U.S. Tax Court litigation over alleged tax deficiency resulting from modifications to variable prepaid forward contracts, resulting in favorable decision based on issues of first impression
  • Representing Susquehanna International Group in pending U.S. Tax Court litigation raising issue of first impression regarding alleged tax deficiency resulting from guarantees by foreign subsidiaries of U.S. debt obligations
  • Representing Ardagh in litigation in US District Court and before FTC Administrative Law Judge over whether announced merger violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act
  • Representing CFO of technology company in litigation with SEC over alleged options backdating fraud
  • Representing the heirs of journalist Marie Colvin in litigation against the Government of Syria under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act for extrajudicial killing
Loading...
Loading...

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2003, cum laude
  • Yale University, B.A., 2000, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude

Admissions/Qualifications

Courts

Connect With Us