Opened in 2018, Cohen & Gresser’s London office provides legal services to our clients on both sides of the Atlantic. The London office focuses on all aspects of investing and investments, including hedge funds, private equity and lending structures, investors, management companies, and transactions, along with cross-border litigation and investigations. The attorneys in our London office also collaborate closely with colleagues in our New York and Paris offices, particularly on complex cross-border matters across practices.
Partner Jeffrey M Bronheim leads the London office and has over 25 years of experience representing fund managers, hedge funds, and other alternative investment vehicles, in addition to advising on the first NYSE hedge fund manager IPO. The former general counsel of a premier diversified U.K. hedge fund manager, Jeff is licensed to practice in both the U.K. and in New York and has worked in financial services firms in the U.K., U.S., and Spain.
Cohen & Gresser announces the expansion of its corporate offering with the appointment of Graeme Bell as Partner and Head of Private Equity in the firm’s London office. Graeme will advise clients on cross-border private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. He has extensive experience in emerging markets, particularly in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, often acting for U.S. clients.
Cohen & Gresser announces the expansion of its White Collar Defense & Regulation and Litigation & Arbitration groups in London with the addition of Thomas W Shortland. Tom advises on a broad range of domestic and cross-border disputes including civil, regulatory, and criminal matters. Prior to joining C&G, Tom practiced at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton where, between 2015 and 2016, he was seconded to the Bribery & Corruption Division of the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office as an Investigative Lawyer.
Miriam González is quoted in Law360 regarding the latest Brexit developments, noting that "sympathy appears to be growing in the EU for a longer postponement."
Cohen & Gresser announces the appointment of Pere Puig Folch as Consulting Director of Data Strategy. Pere will work from the firm’s London office and support Cohen & Gresser’s operations worldwide.
Pere will oversee the expansion of Cohen & Gresser’s technology capabilities and the introduction of advanced machine learning techniques for use in Big Data litigation and investigations. He will work closely with Thomas Powers, the firm’s e-Discovery Manager based in New York. Together, they will collaborate with external IT and data vendors to design innovative case-work data strategies.
John W Gibson, Miriam González Durántez, and Robert Hammond discuss the parallels between the early enforcement of the Bribery Act 2010 and the U.K. Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation's first monetary penalty.
Miriam González and John W Gibson discuss the deal and no-deal implications for finance and sanctions following a “Brexit” in The Law Society Gazette.
Jeffrey M Bronheim participated in a joint HFM/NASDAQ webinar and discussed this year’s top compliance trends for global hedge funds, including SEC exam trends, CFTC reporting requirement changes, and Treasury rules.