Vice President, Investment Advisory Compliance, Asset & Wealth Management @ From July 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater New York City AreaAssociate, Investment Funds Group @ Shearman & Sterling's Investment Funds group offers a broad range of legal services to registered and unregistered investment funds
Vice President, Investment Advisory Compliance, Asset & Wealth Management @ From July 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater New York City AreaAssociate, Investment Funds Group @ Shearman & Sterling's Investment Funds group offers a broad range of legal services to registered and unregistered investment funds and advisers, working with clients throughout the world. We are adept at reconciling complex regulatory and tax regimes with the competing requirements of fund managers, their investment strategies and their target investors. We work in conjunction with the firm's Derivatives & Structured Products team and Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory team to provide a full range of asset management services to clients. From 2011 to July 2015 (4 years) New York City; Hong KongLegal Researcher, U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda @ From 2013 to 2013 (less than a year) Arusha, TanzaniaDirector of Development @ Now AfriCAN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting African youth in post-conflict zones through education, micro-finance and the media. From March 2008 to March 2012 (4 years 1 month) New York City; Goma, Democratic Republic of CongoLegal Counsel | Analyst @ Auven Therapeutics is a global private equity fund that seeks to identify, acquire and invest in a diversified portfolio of novel therapeutic product candidates (both small-molecules and biologics) that address important unmet medical needs. In addition, the portfolio can be complemented with diagnostics and drug delivery for new indications. Auven Therapeutics is a successor firm to Celtic Therapeutics Management, pursuing the same investment model on a larger scale. From September 2010 to September 2011 (1 year 1 month) New York CitySummer Associate @ From 2008 to 2008 (less than a year) New York CityEducator @ TFA is a national teacher corps of recent college graduates who dedicate two years to teach and to effect change in under-resourced public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Atlanta, GeorgiaIntern @ From May 2001 to August 2001 (4 months) Washington D.C.
MBA, Finance, Strategy @ New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business From 2008 to 2010 JD, Corporate Law, International Law @ New York University School of Law From 2006 to 2009 International Business @ Peking University From 2009 to 2009 B.A., Economics @ Morehouse College From 2000 to 2004 Jason Spears is skilled in: Mergers, Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Private Equity, Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Due Diligence, Legal Research, Corporate Finance, Venture Capital, Securities, Legal Writing, Litigation, Corporate Governance, Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions, Emerging Markets, Joint Ventures, Finance, Asset Management, Cross-border..., Economics, Leadership