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Jennifer D. Morton is counsel in the global Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory practice.

She provides advice to market participants on a worldwide basis with respect to regulatory, transactional, trading and markets issues, with particular emphasis on U.S. regulation of securities broker-dealers, alternative trading systems, clearing agencies and exchanges.

Jennifer represents U.S. banks and broker-dealers, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi Private Bank and Citigroup Global Markets, on a range of trading and markets issues, with particular emphasis on broker-dealer regulation and regulation of private banks and wealth management organizations; global banks and broker-dealers, with particular emphasis on research, trading, and capital markets issues. Prior to joining the Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Ms. Morton was a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. where she represented issuers and financial institutions in connection with securities offerings, including shelf registrations and take-downs of equity and investment grade debt, Rule 144A/Reg. S high yield debt offerings, tender offers and consent solicitations.

In addition, Jennifer is an active member in the firm’s FinTech Foundry, a program designed to promote community support, provide thought leadership and deliver mentorship and advice to FinTech-related activities of our clients and the wider global FinTech ecosystem.