Gideon Blatt is a senior attorney in Ropes & Gray’s corporate department and practices primarily in the firm’s asset management group and bank regulatory practice.
Gideon represents investment funds and investment advisers in regulatory, transactional and compliance matters, including fund formation, ongoing governance and operational issues, as well as derivatives and trading arrangements.
Gideon advises a wide range of banking entities and their counterparties around the world with respect to the Volcker Rule’s proprietary trading, fund sponsorship and investment limitations on their activities.
During law school, Gideon worked as intern at the SEC in the Division of Investment Management and served as a teaching fellow for the legal writing department.
- Co-author, “Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule: Prohibitions and Restrictions with respect to Covered Funds,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance (March 19, 2020)
- Co-author, “Proposed Changes for the Federal Reserve’s Control Analysis,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance (May 1, 2019)
- Co-author, “What New Bank Charters Mean For Fintech,” Law360 (October 11, 2018)
- Co-author, “Proposed revisions to the Volcker Rule,” Westlaw Journal Bank & Lender Liability (July 9, 2018)
- Co-author, “Volcker Rule: FRB Issues Policy Statement on Extensions for Non-Conforming Legacy Illiquid Funds,” Ropes & Gray Alert (December 20, 2016)
- JD, cum laude, American University Washington College of Law, 2016; American University Law Review
- BA (Economics), Trinity College, 2008
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2016