- Company:Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
- Short Bio:With over a decade of experience in securities and insurance law, Issa Hanna helps broker-dealers, investment advisers, investment funds and insurance producers comply with the regulatory requirements applicable to their businesses. He has deep experience counseling and advising clients on the evolving standards of conduct in the financial services space, and closely follows developments relating to SEC Regulation Best Interest, the investment adviser fiduciary duty, and state securities and insurance laws imposing standards of conduct on broker-dealers, investment advisers and insurance producers. Issa frequently helps clients develop, revise and update policies and procedures, distribution and service agreements and disclosures to reflect the impact of new rules, regulations and interpretations. Issa also counsels clients through regulatory issues arising out of transactions they engage in, such as obtaining regulatory approvals of transactions, obtaining end-client consents, and assessing the regulatory risks associated with proposed transactions. In addition to his client work at Eversheds Sutherland, Issa is actively involved in the firm’s Pro Bono and Diversity Committees. He is also a frequent speaker with respect to current regulatory issues, and has been published in a number of industry publications and treatises.