Banking & Finance
Vol. 1, No. 2, Winter 2007
Bruce A. Ortwine is the Joint General Manager and General Counsel for the North American operations of The Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., one of the largest Japanese banks in the world. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Trust Committee, as well as the External General Counsel of, Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., (U.S.A.), a New Jersey state chartered qualified bank and a major global custodian bank. He was worked at both banks since 1990.
Before then, he worked at two different law firms in New York City, where he specialized in corporate, securities, banking, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and entertainment law.
He has published numerous articles, mostly in leading Japanese legal and financial publications, since the early 1990’s.
He is admitted as an attorney in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a member of numerous professional organizations.