Micah Green is a partner at Squire Patton Boggs and serves as the practice group leader of the firm�s Financial Services and Tax public policy practice.� He brings together a deep understanding of the policy and political environment with decades of representing the players and products in the financial markets throughout the United States and globally. For the last three decades, he has worked directly with key policy makers who impact the regulation of the financial services sectors, financial products and capital markets, as well as those who draft tax laws and regulations.Mr. Green joined the firm after serving as president and co-CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, which was formed by a merger between The Bond Market Association and the Securities Industry Association. Mr. Green served as president and CEO of The Bond Market Association for seven years at the time of the merger, leading the full-service trade association in its representation of the largest financial markets in the world, the estimated $48 trillion debt markets, and a diverse mix of over 460 securities firms and banks, multi-product firms, and companies with special market and regional niches. As CEO, he oversaw the Association�s expansion across the markets and across the globe, establishing offices in Europe and Asia.He gained extensive knowledge of the needs of different types of markets, businesses, and products during his 20 years at the Association, increasing the group�s membership and global coverage, expanding the range and depth of services available to members through legal/regulatory and market standards and practices initiatives, and shepherding the industry during times of stress (e.g. post 9/11 market issues). His success in bringing together fierce business competitors to collectively pursue responsible practices and policies to strengthen the markets and the reputation of its participants endures as one of Mr. Green�s greatest achievements at the Association.Before joining The Bond Market Association, Mr. Green was tax legislative counsel at MCI Communications, where he was responsible for implementing the federal, state, and local tax legislative effort of the telecommunications company and leading MCI�s lobbying efforts during major tax reform. Before that, he lobbied Congress for the National Association of Realtors.Mr. Green also worked in the public sector, working on Capitol Hill for seven years, including serving as staff director of a subcommittee that had jurisdiction of numerous civil service-related issues, including a federal program to review programs that can be contracted out and the Ethics-in-Government Act.
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