Shane Hansen, a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been appointed to a three-year term as chair of the American Bar Association Committee on State Securities Regulation.
The ABA Committee on State Securities Regulation is made up of more than 650 securities attorneys and paralegals from around the country. The committee focuses on developments and changes in regulatory and enforcement matters involving state securities laws. It monitors and regularly comments on proposed rules, policy statements and administrative orders, as well as model rules proposed by the North American Securities Administrators Association, an international organization of state and provincial regulators in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Hansen, who practices in the area of financial services regulation of banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial planners and money managers, previously served and provided a continuing leadership role on the ABA committee as co-chair of its Subcommittee of Liaisons to Securities Administrators. In that role, he has prepared an annual report covering securities law developments in all 50 states and Canadian provinces.
Active professionally and in the community, Hansen co-chairs Warner’s Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser Practice Group, which brings together a highly experienced, multi-disciplinary group of attorneys and securities compliance specialists who are familiar with and serve this sector of the financial services industry. He is also a member of the Christian Legal Society, Financial Planning Association, National Society of Compliance Professionals and has served in several positions for the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section; State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section; and of the Grand Rapids Bar Association. He has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer and one of the Best Lawyers in America.
Hansen earned his bachelor of arts degree from Albion College, where he graduated magna cum laude, and received his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Michigan, where he graduated cum laude.
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