Scott A. Arenare

General Counsel

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8252
F 212 728 9252
sarenarewillkie.com

Scott A. Arenare is General Counsel to the firm.  He also practices in the Asset Management Group, where he focuses on private equity fund formation and operations, investment activities and transactional matters, and regulatory and compliance matters.

He was previously a Managing Director, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus LLC, the global private equity firm, which he joined in 1998. He began his legal career at Willkie.

Scott A. Arenare is General Counsel to the firm.  He also practices in the Asset Management Group, where he focuses on private equity fund formation and operations, investment activities and transactional matters, and regulatory and compliance matters.

He was previously a Managing Director, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus LLC, the global private equity firm, which he joined in 1998. He began his legal career at Willkie.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Representation of investment manager in resolution of SEC allegations relating to policies and procedures designed to prevent the misuse of nonpublic information, in connection with use of political intelligence firms
  • Representation of investment manager in $500 million “fund of one” established to invest in U.S. energy opportunities, sponsored by Asian energy company, and numerous related energy investments
  • Representation of investment manager focused on real estate related investments in Latin America and other growth markets
  • Representation of fund-of-funds sponsor in formation of numerous private equity, hedge and credit vehicles
  • Representation of investment managers in SEC examinations and conducting mock examinations, including review of internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Representation of investment managers in SEC registration and reporting
  • Representation of global private equity firm in various investment and regulatory matters
  • Advice to numerous GCs and CCOs regarding transactional, operational, risk management, regulatory and compliance issues

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