Edward Greene

Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, New York

Edward F. Greene is senior counsel based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Mr. Greene’s practice focuses on securities, corporate governance, regulatory and financial services reform and other corporate law matters. He formerly served as general counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1981 to 1982 and earlier as director of the Division of Corporation Finance. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Greene served as general counsel of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group. Mr. Greene is a co- author of a number of leading books and law review articles, including “U.S. Regulation of the International Securities and Derivatives Markets and The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Analysis and Practice”. Mr. Greene received an LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1966 and an undergraduate degree from Amherst College. Mr. Greene is currently a senior research scholar & lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School. He is a fellow of several Salzburg Global Seminar Sessions.

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