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Current General Counsel, MD and CCO for a multi-billion dollar global hedge fund in New York. He has previously overseen from a legal, regulatory and compliance perspective investment advisers with assets under supervision in excess of $100 billion dollars. Mr. Singh has been an associate at several law firms in New York including Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Dewey LeBoeuf, LLP, and Fulbright and Jaworski LLP.

Previous to his legal career Mr. Singh was a private banker at the Bank of Nova Scotia for 8 years and owned mKarma Productions, a production company that was responsible for producing live shows and various entertainment productions as well as providing various consulting services to feature films and serial. Mr. Singh is a recipient of a number of business and leadership awards including the Commonwealth Leadership Award .


Languages spoken: French

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Practice areas


  1. Financial Markets and Services: 50%
    29 years
  2. Entertainment: 20%
    22 years
  3. Federal Regulation: 15%
    16 years
  4. Securities Offerings: 10%
    16 years
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions: 5%
    12 years



Hourly ($350-750/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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135 E 57th St Fl 20
New York, NY, 10022-2050


NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence AwardGovernor General of Canada1997
Finalist - Accenture Young Entrpeneur 3rdOttawa Careleton Board of Trade1995
Young Entrpeneur of the YearCumberland Chamber of Commerce1994
Canadian Commonwealth Leadership AwardCommonwealth of Learning1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
General CounselInvestment Management2011 - Present
General CounselCapital Management2007 - Present
Regulatory Counsel & Global Chief Compliance OfficerGuggenheim Partners, LLC2005 - 2007
AssociateFRIED FRANK2004 - 2005
AssociateDewey & LeBoeuf2002 - 2004
Legal InternFulbright & Jaworski2001 - 2002
Legal InternBryan Cave1999 - 2001
Private BankerScotiaBank1992 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationEditorial Board2001 - 2005
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Asian American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
South Asian Bar Association of New YorkMember1999 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionMember1999 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember1999 - Present
Royal Commonwealth SocietyBoard Member1995 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kramer Levin Successful Representation of Calypso Capital Management Noted in BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law DailySuccessful
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Publication nameTitleDate
Screen DailyCinemavault bulks up EFM slate2014
The Hollywood ReporterThe Red Robin: Montreal Review2013
IndiaWestShawn Singh Takes Red Robin to Montreal Festival2013
Screen DailyTRR2013
VarietyThe Red Robin2011
American Bar Association publicationChanging Regulatory Regime2011
National Law JournalNavigating the Insurance E-Commerce Quagmires2002
Insurance Day JournalInternet Activities and Traditional Jurisdiction2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of OttawaPolitical Science & CriminologyB.Soc Sc Honours1999
University of OttawaSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Law Panel Addresses Expert Networks Used by Hedge FundsExpert Networks Used by Hedge Funds2011
Hedge Funds and the Changing Regulatory ParadigmHedge Funds and the Changing Regulatory Paradigm2010
Hedge Fund Operations & Technology2nd Annual Hedge Fund Operations & Technology Forum2009
Regulatory, Operations & Compliance3rd Annual Regulatory, Operations & Compliance Conference2008
Investment Advisors: Hedge Funds & RegulationsInvestment Advisors: Hedge Funds & Regulations2008
Compliance, Operations and RiskCompliance, Operations and Risk Management Summit2008