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Peter D. Hutcheon

Of Counsel | New Jersey

Peter D. Hutcheon practices primarily in the areas of business governance, commercial transactions, securities, banking, and finance.

Peter counsels management of public and private companies and banking institutions on governance matters. He also has particular expertise with respect to indemnification and insurance issues affecting directors and officers. Peter has represented parties in major public-private partnership financings. He also represents clients seeking investment capital from private placements, venture capital, and private equity deals, as well as firm commitment underwritten offerings of securities. Peter is experienced with securities matters ranging from stock options to dividend reinvestment plans. He possesses extensive familiarity with bank regulatory matters and has worked on mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry. Peter has considerable experience in corporate and financing transactions and has represented both buyers and sellers in public and private corporate acquisition transactions in deals involving over $2 billion.

Peter is a long-time member of the American Bar Association’s Section on Business Law, Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations Committee, and for 16 years was the editor of its newsletter, the PUBOGRAM. He has been named a Founding Fellow of the American College of LLC and Partnership Attorneys. Peter is the 2005 recipient of the Martin I. Lubaroff Award for his lifelong service to this Committee. He was a director for 22 years, including two years as chair, of the New Jersey State Bar, Corporate & Business Law Section. Peter also chaired the State Bar’s Banking Law Section. He was chairman of the New Jersey Corporate & Business Law Study Commission from its inception in 1989 to 2002, where he provided reports and suggestions on business law developments to the New Jersey Legislature and the Governor. Peter chaired the New Jersey Securities Advisory Committee appointed by the Attorney General from 1995 to 2001 and served as the American Bar Association’s Liaison to the New Jersey Bureau of Securities for over 32 years. He also served as chair of the ABA’s Section of Science and Technology and on the Editorial Board of their quarterly journal, Jurimetrics. Peter previously served as Associate Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Jurimetrics.

Peter is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is listed in the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law, and Securities Regulation sections of the current edition of The Best Lawyers In America. He also has been selected for inclusion on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Business/Corporate section every year since its inception in 2005 to 2020. Additionally, Peter has authored numerous articles on various business-related law topics, including limited liability companies, securities, and directors and officers liability.

Twenty Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Included in 2022 Best Lawyers® Lists

Peter Hutcheon Elected Presiding Justice of Clayton Elks Lodge 2132

Peter Hutcheon Named Founding Fellow of the American College of LLC and Partnership Attorneys

Sixteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Fourteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

Peter Hutcheon Appointed to the Four-Member Ad Hoc Subcommittee of ABA State Regulation of Securities Committee

Peter Hutcheon Reappointed to Jurimetrics Journal Editorial Board

Peter Hutcheon Receives 2018 ABA LLC, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Content Recognition

Eighteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

Peter Hutcheon Appointed Observer to American Bar Association Business Law Section Beneficial Ownership Task Force

Thirteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers

Peter Hutcheon Reappointed to Jurimetrics Journal Editorial Board

Peter D. Hutcheon Reappointed to Jurimetrics Journal Editorial Board

Thirteen Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers

Peter D. Hutcheon Reappointed to Editorial Board of Jurimetrics

Thirteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers

Peter D. Hutcheon Appointed to Editorial Board of Jurimetrics

Thirteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers

Peter D. Hutcheon Appointed to Editorial Board of Jurimetrics

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Twelve Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers

Victor S. Elgort and Peter D. Hutcheon to Speak About LLCs

Fifteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers

Peter Hutcheon Presents on State of Investment Adviser Regulation and Trends in Industry

Peter D. Hutcheon Named Newark Best Lawyers Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year

Twenty Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.Closes Over $150 Million Financing Package for Mutual Redevelopment Houses

Peter D. Hutcheon Appointed to the Jurimetrics Journal Editorial Board

Peter D. Hutcheon Named in Who's Who in America Law

Eighteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers

Nineteen Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers

Seventeen Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Members Named Among Best Lawyers In America

Peter D. Hutcheon Included In New Who’s Who Editions

Seventeen Norris McLaughlin Members Named Among Best Lawyers In America

Peter D. Hutcheon Named in Who’s Who in America

Peter D. Hutcheon Named In Who’s Who in American Law

Articles

Blog - Business Law Blog

Tweeting in the Night: Judgment Entered Against ARCS Stock Tout

Which Side Are You On? Municipal Broker/Dealer Takes Both Sides

Streaming Data: SEC Charges Netflix Trading Ring

Who Will Watch the Watchmen? Audit Shortcomings

Collateral Damage: SEC Sanctions “Varsity Blues” Parent

Improving the Plumbing: The Fed Responds to the Group of 30 and Creates Two Standing Repo Facilities

Insider Tips: And That IS “Bull”

“C.T.A.,” NOT “Chicago”

Fixing FICC: Agency Proposes Rule Changes to Encourage More Repo Clearing

“Margin, I Have to Have More Margin:” The National Securities Clearing Corporation Proposes to Increase the Minimum Required Fund Deposit

Data Integrity: The SEC Sanctions S & P Dow Jones Indices LLC

Too Much Bother: Broker/Dealer Affiliate of An Insurer Catering to Retirement Plans

Raising the Bar: SEC to Propose Increased Thresholds for Performance-Based Fees

Friends and Family Fraud: LLC Does It

The Dog Ate My Financials: Dissembling Filers Sanctioned by the SEC

LIBOR Fading Away: What Lenders and Borrowers Should Know

Tightening the Reins: SEC Approves Proposed Rule Change to Clearing Agency Investment Policy

“I Robot:” The SEC Evaluates the First Law of Robotics

What’s in a Name? The SEC Warns Against Confusion in ESG Investments

Red Flags and SARs: The SEC Warns Broker/Dealers on AML

Oops: NASDAQ Seeks to Correct a 2009 Error Re: ADR Listing Requirements

Who Are You and How Much Are You Paid? MSRB Proposes Regulation of Solicitor Municipal Advisors

Under the Cover of Darkness: Insider Trading and the Dark Web

Beware the Ides of March: SEC Requests Comments on Climate Disclosure

Swiss Miss: The Fed, Basel III, and SLR

Are You Covered? The Exposure of D’s and O’s for Diverse Reasons

SEC Stops the Game: Suspending Trading After “Questionable Trading and Social Media Activity”

Being Held Accountable: The ‘Education’ of KPMG at the College of New Rochelle

‘X-Rated’: SEC Sues Morningstar

‘Bucking the Break’: SEC Requests Comments on MMF Reforms

Taking a Bath: Will Bed Bath & Beyond Drown in the GameStop Surge?

Inciting to Rupture: Keith Gill and the GameStop Surge

Tracking Treasury Trading: The Fed to Collect the TRACEs

Rupture Rapture: Should the GameStop?

Speaking with Divided Minds: The SEC “Modernizes” Investment Adviser Advertising

New Law Requires Federal Registration and Ownership Disclosure for LLCs and Corporations

Taming the Elephants: SEC Jumbo Trader Risk Alert

In Defense of the Realm: The NDAA, Money Laundering, and Terrorist Financing

Tacking When Floating and Other Proposed Amendments to SEC Rule 144

Felling Goliaths: ICE, Prudential, and the SEC Slingshot

Letting Qualified Experts Expand the Pink to Avoid the Grey: Proposed Conditional Waiver to SEC Rule 15c2-11

Direct Listing on the New York Stock Exchange: “Undertaking” the Underwriter REDUX

When the CCO Is Not Compliant: Failure To Have Independent Testing of Broker/Dealer AML Compliance

Meeting Specified Standards: the SEC’s OCIE Assesses Compliance

LIBOR Is Fading Away; But, Perhaps, Not as Quickly as Thought

Treasury Transparency: Enhanced Regulations for Trading in Government Securities

A New Jersey LLC Is Really a General Partner

Credential Stuffing: Cyber Intrusions Into Client Accounts of Broker/Dealers and Investment Advisors

LIBOR Is Fading Away

Why FinTech Needs Boston Blackie

The European Stock Markets: Still at Sixes and Sevens

Keeping Securities Disclosures in the Pink: Amendments to SEC Rule 15c2-11

Inside Looking Out: Enforcing the Law Against a Market Designer

“Is You Is or Is You Ain’t:” Membership in an LLC

“We’re Not in Kansas Anymore:” SEC Enforcement Action Against a Trust Company With Trusts

Commerce, Culture, and Compliance

Taxing Disclosures: Municipal Securities Issuers and COVID-19

What if the Advice Is Suspect? Municipal Securities Advisor Registration and Dereliction

SEC Focus on Municipal Securities: Disclosure and Enforcement – The Peculiar Structure of the Municipal Securities Disclosure Regime

Bretton Woods, Bank Herstatt, and FedNow: The Origins of the International Payment System

‘Accredited Investor’: Regulatory Design, the Revised Definition, and the Unfinished Result

When the Tank Is Empty: Auditing in the Time of COVID-19

SEC Seeks to Increase the Security of the Data on the Consolidated Audit Trail National Market System

Direct Listing on the New York Stock Exchange: “Undertaking” Underwriting

Are You Ready? Preparing Your Business for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Audit

Corporations and LLCs: New Federal Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Requires Reporting to FinCEN

SOFR and the Shutdown of Overnight Repos: What Happens If There Is Nothing to Measure?

SEC Stresses Attention to LIBOR Transition in Joint Statement

LIBOR to SOFR: The New Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Elder Financial Abuse: The Senior Safe Act

Oh How Will We Measure When the Ruler is Uncertain: More Observations on the LIBOR Saga

Research Reports by Broker/Dealers – FINRA Catches Up

General Partnership Interests Are Securities – Sometimes: The 5th Circuit Revisits Williamson

Municipal Securities and New Required Financial Disclosures

“Measure for Measure:” LIBOR, SOFR, and the U.S. Dollar ICE Bank Yield Index

“Control” – Objective and Subjective: The Jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve and Fintech Investments

FASB Refuses to Let Regional Banks Avoid Taking Earlier Loss Reserves

Broker/Dealer Research Reports – Mutual Funds, ETFs, and Business Development Companies

The Expanding Scope of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

The Merry Month of May: FinCEN, GDPR, and Financial Institutions

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Blog - Elder Care and Special Needs Law Blog

CFPB Issues Warning on Elder Financial Abuse Reporting

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Publications

  • “Regulation and the Investment Advisor,” Financial Planning Association of New York, November 9, 2011
  • “LLC or Inc.? Entity Selection for a Small to Medium Sized Business,” National Business Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, October 25, 2010

Peter D Hutcheon Martindale-Hubbell 2021 Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent

Peter D. Hutcheon has earned the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® status. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Peter D. Hutcheon was selected to the 2013 Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Best Lawyers

Peter D. Hutcheon was selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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Peter D. Hutcheon was selected to the 2012 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of The Year list. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

2005 Martin l. Lubaroff Award.

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