Dean Menegas

Dean Menegas is a partner and a founding member of the Spinnaker Capital management team, the General Counsel, and the Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs for the group's investment management companies and its funds. Seconded from the New York law firm Dewey Ballantine, he was responsible for the in-house legal affairs and documentation of the Credit Agricole Indosuez emerging markets division from 1991-1999. He is a vice-chairman of the board of the Emerging Markets Trade Association, has served as EMTA’s European coordinator, and has led numerous EMTA working groups in creating market practices and form documentation. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on sovereign debt, emerging markets, and derivatives documentation. He was previously a corporate associate at the New York law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. He holds a BA from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University; a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School; and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Legal and Compliance