MICHAEL R. KOBLENZ
Legal and Compliance Advisor
Michael has a vast legal practice, focusing on areas of litigation and general corporate law. This includes commodities, securities, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, director’s and officer’s liability cases, real estate, entertainment law, and regulatory matters. His practice also includes hedge funds, mergers, acquisitions, and private and public offerings.
Michael has represented commodities futures exchanges, clearing organizations, and broker/dealers as well as individual traders and brokers. He also engages in the defense of white-collar criminal cases involving violations under the Sherman Antitrust Act, securities, commodities, telemarketing, and postal fraud.
He defends corporate and individual clients before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association, the U.S. Postal Inspector Service, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the New York State Human Rights Commission.
Michael previously served as a federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice and is a Registered Legal Practitioner in the DIFC Courts (Dubai).