WASHINGTON, D.C., March 13, 2023 — The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance & Legal Society honored King & Spalding partner Richard Walker with the Alfred Rauschman Award. The award recognizes “a candidate who has demonstrated significant contributions to the compliance and legal communities, promoted open communications among industry practitioners to share ideas and issues, fostered dialogue and communications with regulators and dedicated their career to the securities industry,” according to the organization.
Walker is a partner is the firm’s Special Matters & Government Investigations practice group, and former SEC Enforcement Director and General Counsel. As part of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Enforcement practice, he represents clients in matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, including counselling, internal and government investigations, compliance issues and appellate work.
Alfred J. Rauschman was a visionary in the securities industry compliance and legal profession and served as the SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society’s first president.