Myles Edwards, Esq., is Constellation's General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Previously, Myles has served as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director for Onshore and Offshore Hedge Funds, FINRA member Broker-Dealers and SEC Registered Investment Advisers.
He has over twenty years of diversified experience in the securities and financial services industry. He is widely regarded as a leading expert in international private fund regulatory schemes, serves frequently on conference panels and is a noted author on compliance and risk. He is an adjunct professor in the Financial Services LLM Program at New York Law School lecturing on various topics including "best practices" for Portfolio Managers and aspects of operating in offshore domiciles. He is on the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors ("AM&AA") assisting with expanding the knowledge base for participants in the New York middle tier investment banking and private equity sector. He is one of the founding members of the Trans-Atlantic Financial Forum which assists governmental officials in Washington and London in developing policy and legislation affecting the alternative investment community. Beginning January 1, 2012, Myles will be serving a three-year term as a Small Firm Representative on the FINRA District 10 Committee. Myles also serves as a Hearing Panelist for FINRA District 10.
He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, New Jersey, the Federal District Court of Newark and before the United States Supreme Court. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 FINRA registrations as well as the Series 53 MSRB Municipal Securities Principal registration.
Myles obtained his B.A. from Syracuse University with a degree in Russian & Eastern European Slavic Studies and a minor in Geography, and his J.D. from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he is recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.