MANAGING DIRECTOR AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Roger joined the Arcadia team after serving as a long time and trusted consultant on various legal matters. His 35+ years of legal and risk management experience include private practice where he advised clients including KPMG (joint ventures, insurance and reinsurance), AXA Liabilities Managers SA (run-off management and acquisitions) and AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance (global P&C). His many years of consultant work to the insurance industry include a five year stint as full time consultant to Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company where he was responsible for managing the run-off (ART and P&C) of a Winterthur insurance subsidiary based in Bermuda.
Roger also served as chief counsel for the commercial bank branches of Credit Suisse First Boston in the Americas (NY, Cayman and Bahamas) and was made Head of Regional Oversight for CSFB – Asia -Pacific where he oversaw the firm’s relationship with 14 regulators in that region. Prior to private practice/consulting, Roger practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; Sidley Austin; and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, where he represented banks, investment banking firms, corporate clients and institutional investors in a wide variety of transactions and regulatory matters.
Roger is the author of Export and Trade Finance (Oceana Publications, 1997; and co-author of the revised 2nd edition, 2000); co-author of "International Financing," a chapter in The International Lawyer's Deskbook, ed. by Low, Norton & Drory (Am. Bar. Assoc., 1996); co-author of “United States Securities Laws,” a chapter in International Securities Law, published by Euromoney, 1992; and author of more than 40 articles in professional publications dealing with securities regulation, financing transactions and insurance.
Mr. Wiegley earned his JD degree, magna cum laude, in 1977 from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he earned the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in New York, California, Washington, DC, Wisconsin, Hawaii and New Hampshire.