Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Joshua M. Stone has joined the Firm as a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Corporate Group. Josh joins after serving for five years as general counsel and chief compliance officer to the manager of a family of hedge funds and other private funds and managed accounts, and brings more than 15 years of corporate legal experience. Josh has extensive international experience, handling transactions involving emerging and frontier markets, as well as developed markets globally.
"On behalf of the Firm, we are delighted to welcome Josh to our Corporate Practice Group," said Partner and Corporate Practice Group Leader Steven D. Lear. " His impressive depth of experience with global markets, the formation and operation of funds, as well as the assessment of investments in funds, will make him a valuable asset to our team and our clients."
Josh's practice focuses primarily on private investment funds and regulations affecting investment advisers. He also has experience in secured lending, advising startup businesses, general corporate matters and mergers and acquisitions.
Josh has extensive international experience, handling transactions involving emerging and frontier markets, as well as developed markets globally. He has worked with brokers, custodians, and derivatives counterparties to help clients gain access to securities markets around the world. Josh is well-versed in Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) rules affecting investment advisory firms.
Josh started his career in New York. During his tenure with leading law firms in New York and Miami, Josh worked with some of the largest and best known fund managers in the private investment fund space. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and Florida.
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