Joseph Smallhoover is a member of the Paris as well as Pennsylvania and California bars and has practiced law in France, Germany and Belgium for nearly 30 years.
He practices in the areas of regulatory compliance affecting multi-national businesses and financial institutions; corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions (for both financial and strategic buyers and sellers); banking and financial law; acquisition financing; initial public offerings; public takeover bids; anti-corruption; data protection and privacy law; corporate restructurings and insolvency matters.
He also provides legal support and guidance to help clients create, operate, license, market and distribute both public and private funds ranging from hedge, mutual and offshore funds to non-U.S. investment vehicles, including SICAVs and unit trusts, and advises companies on the development of procedures for compliance with specific regulatory requirements such as those covered by the European Union's UCITS directives and the 2002 U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Bar and Court Admissions
England and Wales (non-practicing), 1998
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1980
University of Virginia, M.A., 1976
Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1975