Jessica Abby VanderVeen

Phone+354 533-3434

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Financial Services
  • Contracts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPO's)
  • Corporate/Partnership Restructuring
  • Securities Regulation and Public Disclosure Requirements
  • SEC and Attorney General Investigations
  • Tax Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition Law (Antitrust)
  • Litigation
  • Experience Relating to Labor and Employment Issues
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Family Law
  • Reinsurance
  • Contract Disputes
  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Contact InfoTelephone: +354 533-3434
Fax: +354 533-2434
EducationBinghamton University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1998); Temple University (M.Ed., 2001); New York University (J.D., 2004)
Admitted2005, New York
Memberships New York State and American Bar Associations.
LanguagesEnglish, French and Icelandic

Articles and Notes Editor, New York University School of Law Journal of Legislation and Public Policy (2002-2004). Juris Doctorate, New York University School of Law (2004). Master's in Leadership and Policy Studies, Temple University (2001). Bachelor's in Literature, Summa Cum Laude (top 10%), Binghamton University (1998).

Transactions Representation of Warburg Pincus, Providence Equity Partners in connection with their $1.35 billion acquisition of Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a worldwide telecommunications-software company; Representation of Neuberger Berman Inc. in connection with its purchase of assets of Sloate, Weisman, Murray & Company, Inc.; Representation of MyPublisher, Inc. in connection with its rights offering for Series C Preferred Stock; Representation of Bloomberg LP in connection with its license agreements with various stock exchanges worldwide for the license of exchange data; Representation of Scudder Advisor Funds in connection with its acquisition of the assets of Scudder Development Fund and Scudder Aggressive Growth Fund. An N-14 registration statement was prepared and led with the SEC in connection with this transaction; Representation of Dubin & Swieca Asset Management in connection with the launch of a new master-feeder investment portfolio. Both domestic and offshore investment funds were established; Representation of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in connection with its $8.5 million acquisition of IVAX Corporation; Representation of Bloomberg LP in connection with various state and federal employment discrimination claims lodged by company employees; Representation of General Reinsurance Corporation in connection with dispute involving reinsurance contract; Representation of Insight Venture Partners, LLC in connection with arbitration of dispute arising out of agreement and plan of merger; Representation of audit committee of public company in connection with an internal investigation relating to the company's accounting methods.
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Jessica Abby VanderVeen

Sudurlandsbraut 6, 4th floor
Reykjavik 108

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