Fred P. Boy
Fred is Counsel to Lehman & Eilen, which concentrates its practice in offering securities, regulatory and corporate legal services to broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds and other financial service professionals. Fred has experience in diverse areas, including the formation and registration of broker-dealers and other companies; restructuring firms and their ownership; negotiating commercial transactions; rendering advice on compliance matters; and advising on financings. Fred and the firm regularly are in contact with the SEC and FINRA, and represent companies and individuals in response to regulatory inquiries, investigations and actions.
Fred has held a number of senior positions in the securities industry, including general counsel, chief compliance officer and managing director at the institutional broker-dealer Lynch, Jones & Ryan, which was acquired by Instinet. Fred also was general counsel at the software company Tradeware Global Corp., which developed electronic trading systems, and at the investment banking firm The Transportation Group. Fred was responsible for global legal, compliance and regulatory matters, litigation management, regulatory inquiries and counseling on a host of corporate, M&A and business matters. Fred has advised companies and their management on matters as varied as market structure, research, trading, compliance, compensation and other employment matters, and insider trading. Fred has had frequent contact with regulators, as well dealings with legislative members and their staff. Fred began his legal career at Manhattan-based Cahill Gordon & Reindel as a corporate attorney with a focus on public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and representation of broker-dealers.
He is admitted to practice in New York and received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, and his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York College at Oneonta.