Regulation & Market Integrity

Regulation & Market Integrity Group

Chair: Nir Yarden
Immediate Past Chair: Greg Dienna, CFA

The Regulation and Market Integrity Thought Leadership Group focuses on the following areas:

    • Regulatory Developments – Review and analyze regulatory changes that affect portfolio management and financial analysis in a practical way so you can benefit and profit.
    • Events – Host seminars, workshops and social events to boost information sharing and networking among Committee members and speakers.
    • Communication – Advocate on your behalf among the CFA Institute, CFANY and external governing bodies such as the SEC on issues that are important to you.
    • Socialize – Make valuable contacts, meet colleagues and friends and have fun!

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NOTE: Group discussion forums are for the sole purpose of facilitating communication among members. Please do not use them to promote your own products, services, or business including publications, websites, and blogs.

The views expressed by the members of the LinkedIn Groups do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of CFANY.

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Nir Yarden is the Founder and Principal of Yarden Law Firm, LLC. Based in New York, Nir specializes in corporate and securities legal work. He represents a wide variety of businesses and individuals including investment managers and institutional investors. He strongly advocates for his clients, having successfully structured over $8 billion dollars of public and private fund offerings and negotiated over $10 billion dollars of completed investments across all alternative asset classes on behalf of managers and investors. Nir is rated by AVVO in the top tier of U.S. corporate and securities lawyers, and his thought leadership has been included in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Pensions & Investments. Nir is the Chair of CFANY’s Regulation and Market Integrity Group, having previously been the Founder and first Chair of the Institutional Investor Committee of the American Bar Association. He holds a BA and MBA from University of Chicago and a JD from Duke University. Learn more about Nir and Yarden Law Firm at

Gregory J. Dienna, CFA, is a Wealth Manager in the New York City office of Manchester Capital Management, a $3 billion privately owned multi-family office practice. Greg provides integrated investment, wealth transfer, credit, and philanthropic advice to large, complex families. He is a member of the firm?s Investment Committee and Tactical Asset Allocation Committee. He has over 20 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Before Manchester Capital, he managed client relationships at SEI Private Wealth Management in the Philadelphia suburbs. He began his career at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank as an investment specialist where he built portfolios across traditional and alternative asset classes.

Greg graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Business, with a double concentration in finance and marketing, and he earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2006. Greg is active with the CFA Institute and the CFA Society New York, serving as a mentor for the NJ Institute of Technology in the annual CFA Institute Research Challenge and teaching a program in ethics to undergraduate and post-graduate business students at Rutgers Business School and the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He has been quoted in the press and spoken at industry conferences on the topic of ethics in the financial services industry. He enjoys running, swimming, biking, reading, and spending time at the beach with his wife and two daughters.