David Schraa

Regulatory Counsel, Institute of International Finance

David’s career in law and global finance and his worldwide travel have given him global financial and investment perspectives that are invaluable to Reynolds Group. He is highly regarded by foreign governments, international law firms, financial regulatory agencies and international financial institutions for his significant contributions on matters ranging from cross-border regulation and accounting to dematerialized clearing and settlement and anti-money laundering principles. Prior to joining the Institute of International Finance, Inc. David was a lawyer in international practice with major financial institutions. As Managing Director and Resident Counsel for J.P. Morgan’s Private Client Group, David spearheaded the legal work for a single investment services platform for the bank’s most substantial private clients. He also helped to initiate the Wolfsberg Anti-Money Laundering Principles, which are observed by the world’s major private banks. Before that David was Resident Counsel of J.P. Morgan in Brussels, as operator of Euroclear, the largest clearance and settlement system for internationally traded securities. David began his career at Davis Polk & Wardwell, in their international banking and corporate practice in New York and Paris. David graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard Law School where he was on the Law Review; he also has an A.M. in Modern European History from Harvard University. David received a B.A. Summa Cum Laude from Pomona College, where he was also a Lockheed Leadership Fund Scholar.


Publications

Solving the "Too Big to Fail" Problem: Resolution Authority vs. Chapter 14 - Podcast
Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group Podcast
July 13, 2012