Adele Hogan is a capital markets lawyer and strategic advisor who frequently works on regulatory, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions and FinTech matters, including blockchain. She currently represents a large bank as it expands its foreign exchange and derivatives business, implements enhanced risk frameworks and expands its Fintech business, including blockchain, as well as considers other business initiatives and deposit growth. She specializes in GRC – governance, risk and compliance – and in strategic growth advisory work.
Adele’s work involves diverse industries, including: financial institutions; energy and utilities; healthcare (medical devices, biotech and pharmaceuticals), leisure (gaming and hotels); real estate, telecommunications, media and technology; transportation (airlines, automotive, shipping, rail); and retail.
Adele frequently chairs and speaks at national law programs. She has served as an adjunct law professor at Fordham University School of Law and speaks at Cornell University Law School and the Levin Institute.
Adele worked for over ten years at Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, and was a partner at White & Case LLP and Linklaters LLP. Adele most served as Director – Group Audit (Legal and Regulatory) at Deutsche Bank. Adele has done strategic consulting work (revenue enhancements, deposit growth, FX, derivatives, mergers) for large banks and led anti-financial crimes investigations, risk framework implementations and corporate governance matters.
New York City Bar Association (Securities Regulation Committee (former Chair), Financial Reporting Committee (former Chair), Banking Law Committee, Mergers & Acquisitions Committee)
New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section (Executive Committee), Securities Regulation Committee, Investment Management Committee
American Bar Association, Federal Securities Law Committee
Association of Corporate Counsel
Women in Derivatives (WIND), 100 Women in Finance, Women in Funds
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Society of Corporate Governance Professionals
SIFMA (Legal Society and Internal Audit Society)
Risk Management Association
Cornell University Law School, Juris Doctor
Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA
SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
As a Director of the SEC Institute Division of PLI, George teaches workshops dealing with a variety of SEC and FASB related topics. He developed the Institute’s initial “Advanced Accounting and Reporting for SEC Professionals” workshop, as well as workshops in a variety of technical areas including “Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities,” and SOX 404 ICFR audits. Before joining the SEC Institute, George was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, MN. He was director of the University's Accounting MBA program and also taught in the undergraduate accounting department. He has received the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award and the Minnesota State Society's R. Glenn Berryman Award. George also served as Senior Vice President, Operations of Security Financial, where he managed the organization's initial public offering, and as a senior manager with KPMG.