Richard Morris works closely with the executive management of middle market companies and funds to enhance and implement acquisition, financing, operation and exit strategies and to solve a broad range of commercial and regulatory issues. Financial institutions, investment funds, and investment management professionals have the benefit of Richard's more than 25 years of transactional experience in such areas as:
Richard applies his "Wall Street" certified public accountant and operations experience to our clients' problems, providing practical solutions that improve operations and risk management. He speaks on a variety of subjects, including fiduciary duties of board members and investment professionals, improving company risk management environments and commercial workout and exit strategies. Richard works closely with the New York State Society of CPAs Committee on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing, focusing on the Bank Secrecy Act and related issues.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Richard was a regulatory auditor with the Commodities Exchange in New York and specialized in operations and financial management at Kidder Peabody. He also was the U.S. Audit Manager for the financial division for a diversified Australian company.