BroadRiver Asset Management, with assets under management of $1.4 billion, has appointed Emma Dickson as general counsel and chief compliance officer. She will serve as a key member of the firm’s management team.

Dickson was most recently counsel to the Investment Funds Group at the Akin Gump office in London. From 2014 to 2017, she was general counsel at Criterion Capital Management, a San Francisco-based investment adviser.

Prior to joining Criterion in 2014, she worked as an attorney for Man Investments, focusing on fund launches, securities regulation issues, and general corporate counsel functions. Prior to joining Man in 2008, Dickson was an associate in the Investment Management Group at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where she handled a variety of legal issues related to alternative investment funds.