Harvey E. Bines is a partner in the Corporate Finance and Investment Management Practice Groups in our Boston office. He practices primarily in the areas of international and domestic corporate finance and domestic corporate governance, investment management law, securities law, including the Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act, and corporation, limited liability company and partnership law. Mr. Bines counsels domestic and foreign clients, and advises clients respecting domestic and offshore investments and transactions. He initiated the firm's ZAG-SW partnership with Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co., represents U.S. and Israeli clients, and supervises the firm's ZAG-SW operations.
Mr. Bines was formerly an associate professor of law at The University of Virginia School of Law (investment law, torts) and an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School (corporate finance). Mr. Bines has advised and lectured in Israel, Ireland and Central and Eastern Europe. He has served as a board member of an NYSE-listed company and of an NASD company. Mr. Bines has lectured in the United States and in China, England, the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary on private-equity investment, institutional investment and public and private investment companies and other collective investment vehicles.
Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
— Representative Client Work
- Represented public and private clients, including regulated entities, in domestic and offshore mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, asset dispositions and equity financings, refinancings and restructurings, in large and small transactions
- Advised institutional investors on issues arising under the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the prudence and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA, and the Prudent Investor Rule under common law and state and federal statutes