David Mathews (JD ’89) Named Chief Legal Officer at Crypto Asset Management

May 4, 2018 | Pepperdine Law alumnus David Mathews (JD ’89) has been named Chief Legal Officer for Crypto Asset Management, LP, a fund and asset management company located in La Jolla, California.

Via PR Newswire:

David Mathews will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s regulatory compliance programs, managing legal resources and activities and advising on legal aspects of investment product design and structure.

He joins the CAM team with 20+ years’ legal and regulatory experience in the financial services industry, focusing primarily in the alternative investments space in support of sponsors and distributors of hedge funds, commodity funds and US-registered investment funds pursuing “liquid alts”, private equity and other non-traditional investment strategies.

Prior to joining CAM, David served 12+ years as General Counsel and CCO of the Altegris Companies, and before that was in-house counsel to a California-based hedge fund of funds manager. David also practiced law with Shearman & Sterling in Washington, DC., and from 1991 to 1998, was an attorney with the SEC in both the Enforcement and Investment Management Divisions. David’s background also includes experience as in-house counsel for the insurance affiliate of the Investment Company Institute, the trade association for the mutual fund industry, and experience in general corporate and securities law matters with law firms in Dallas, TX. David earned a BS in Finance from Oklahoma State University and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law.

The complete announcement may be found here

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