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Peter Danias

Peter Danias


New York
T: +1 212 836 8078
F: +1 212 836 8689

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  • Southwestern University School of Law
    JD, 1982
  • Fordham University
    BA, 1979

Bar Admission(s)

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Tax Court


  • American Bar Association Section of Business Law (Co-chairman, Subcommittee on Employee Plan and Other Exempt Securities; Member, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities)

  • American Bar Association Antitrust Section (Member, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee)

Peter Danias is Counsel in the New York office of Kaye Scholer LLP and is in charge of the firm's Hart-Scott-Rodino and state security law practices. In addition, he has represented various clients before the New York and American Stock Exchanges and the various NASDAQ Stock Markets, and has also worked on a variety of both public and private financings.

Peter has significant experience in representing both foreign and domestic clients before the Premerger Office of the Federal Trade Commission and has obtained a significant number of governmental approvals on behalf of clients.

Peter is also an active participant in the American Bar Association's Committee on State Regulation of Securities. As Co-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Employee Plan and Other Exempt Securities, Peter currently lobbies the various state security commissions to adopt security exemptions in line with exemptions found in the Uniform Securities Act.