Terry D. Nelson: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Terry D. Nelson

Partner
Madison,  WI  U.S.A.
Phone608.258.4215

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Practice Areas

  • Investment Funds & Investment Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Securities Enforcement & Litigation
  • Securities, Commodities & Exchange Regulation
  • Transactional & Securities
 
University University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, B.S., cum laude
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin, J.D., 1997
 
Admitted1998, Wisconsin
 
Biography

Terry D. Nelson is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. His primary practice includes hedge fund organization and operational compliance, other private fund offerings, broker-dealer and investment adviser registration and compliance issues, and litigation/enforcement matters involving state and federal securities laws and regulations. Mr. Nelson is a member of the firm's Securities, Commodities & Exchange Regulation, Private Equity & Venture Capital, and Transactional & Securities Practices.

In relation to Mr. Nelson's hedge and other private fund practice, he has represented clients in all aspects of the organization, funding, and operations of U.S. domestic and non-U.S. funds. As part of this work, Mr. Nelson has worked with fund sponsors, advisers, distributors, investors, custodians, administrators, prime brokers and other private fund service providers.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Nelson served as chief examiner of the Colorado Securities Division and as licensing and regulation examiner with the Office of the Wisconsin Commissioner of Securities.

Affiliations

Mr. Nelson currently serves as the Wisconsin liaison for the American Bar Association's Committee on State Regulation of Securities. His professional activities include past memberships on the Qualifications Committee of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (now FINRA) and the Broker-Dealer Examination and Uniform Securities Act Revision Committees of the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc.

Education

Mr. Nelson graduated, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and his J.D. degree was conferred in 1997 by the University of Wisconsin.

Community Engagement

Mr. Nelson serves as the pro bono counsel and president of the advisory council for the South Central Wisconsin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Nelson is a member of the American Bar Association and the Dane County Bar Association.

Publications
Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Wisconsin State Bar Association
Securities Enforcement: Counseling and Defense, Winer & Winer
•Editor of the Foley & Lardner monthly Investment Management Newsletter

 
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“Pay-to-Play” for Investment Advisers: The SEC’s First Prosecution
Peter D. Fetzer,Jason M. Hille,Terry D. Nelson, September 2, 2014
On June 20, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought and settled its first case under the “pay-to-play” rules for investment advisers. The SEC charged TL Ventures Inc. with violating the “pay-to-play” rules by continuing to receive advisory...

Alternative Investment Strategies
Peter D. Fetzer,Jason M. Hille,Terry D. Nelson, September 2, 2014
Funds that use alternative investment strategies should be aware of the SEC focus on their use in mutual funds and should evaluate their policies and procedures regarding, among other things, asset segregation and liquidity determination. Additional information regarding SEC statements on...

Another Conflict of Interest Enforcement Action Taken by the SEC Against a Registered Adviser
Peter D. Fetzer,Jason M. Hille,Terry D. Nelson, September 2, 2014
The president of a registered investment advisory firm, Jason D. Huntley, agreed to, among other things, a five-year bar from association with any investment adviser, broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer or transfer agent, for violations of the “anti-fraud” provisions under the...

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Terry D. Nelson

150 East Gilman Street
MadisonWI 53703-1482




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