Helane Morrison serves in one of San Francisco’s largest advisory firms, Hall Capital Partners, LLC as the Chief Compliance Officer. Helane is a member of the Executive Committee of the firm. The company tries to depict how we lost the much-required trust in the financial sector as a result of the 2008’s economic crash. The crash saw many of us start placing our finances in their hands. However, after the phase of the economic crash, Hall Capital came to our rescue through its impassioned enforcement of regulatory compliance, accountability, trust and integrity in all their dealings.
Morrison is a self-motivated, hardworking woman who has set new standards of achievement in the compliance world. It is through her assertiveness, firmness, and versatility that she has been able to leave a great impression in corporate compliance. Every investment, which Morrison and her associates at Hall Capital make for their clients, is solid, well researched, and ethical. The firm makes sure every company that they collaborate with goes through an extensive background check to ensure compliance, integrity and to ascertain they can be trusted with client’s investments. The company works with reputable financial advisors, mutual fund advisors as well as brokerage firms.
She was primarily responsible for enforcing litigation, securities issues, and regulatory compliance in the Northern California area. When she was the Regional Director of SEC, she was in charge of five Northwest States. At SEC, Morrison represented its business relations, legal matters, government agencies and financial communities. During her service at SEC, she dealt with substantial fraud cases surrounding top executives from renowned companies like Google, NextCard Inc., HBO, and Hewlett-Packard. She also led in exposing the delusory sale of faux securities to more than 50,000 personnel in the military by American Amicable, which is an insurance company.
Prior to joining SEC from 1986-1996, Ms. Morrison was practicing law at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin. She worked diligently and was promoted in 1991 to be a partner. Morrison was actively involved in litigation issues, SEC matters, internal corporate investigations, and defense of private securities. Earlier on, she served as a clerk to Harry A. Blackmun and Hon. Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals. She is also a seasonal speaker on compliance and legal issues.