Margarette Shim's experience in hedge fund legal and compliance issues has consisted of her in-house roles with both large and small hedge funds. Margarette Shim has been employed by Connecticut-based hedge fund, Basso Capital Management, L.P. (formerly affiliated with DKR Capital), as Associate General Counsel. At Basso Capital Management, L.P., Margarette Shim has worked alongside General Counsel to help oversee the firm's regulatory and compliance matters.
Margarette Shim has also served as a Regulatory-Compliance Counsel at D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P. in its Legal and Compliance Group. Margarette Shim assisted with the hedge fund’s compliance with an extensive range of securities laws, rules and regulations. D.E. Shaw & Co.,L.P. is a quantitative hedge fund that manages approximately $36 billion in client assets. Margarette Shim has worked as an associate at a major international law firm, Dechert LLP (previously Dechert, Price & Rhoads) in its investment management practice both in its Washington, D.C. and New York City offices.
In addition, Margarette Shim has been employed by GE Asset Management, Inc., the SEC-registered investment adviser of General Electric Company, as a Vice President-Associate General Counsel. Margarette Shim is experienced with NASD and SEC compliance, the Investment Advisers Act, ERISA, and the CFA Institute’s GIPS, among many other legal and financial issues.
At GE Asset Management, Inc.Margarette Shim became Six Sigma certified and passed the Green Belt Examination for Quality, as a member of the firm’s senior leadership band. GE Asset Management, Inc. has managed in excess of $180 billion dollars in assets. Margarette Shim holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Duke University and a Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law at American College.A member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, Margarette Shim is licensed to practice in New York.