Mr Geoffrey R.T. Kenyon > Dechert LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
BOSTON, MA 02110-2605
United States
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Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management


Geoffrey R.T. Kenyon focuses his practice on the investment management industry, working primarily with major investment managers and other financial institutions as well as with independent mutual fund directors. Mr. Kenyon has extensive experience in all sectors of the U.S. domestic market, including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-registered open- and closed-end funds, non-registered funds, and separately managed accounts.


Member, International Bar Association; Member, American Law Institute


Northwestern University, B.A., 1980; Columbia Law School, J.D., 1984, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Dechert LLP‘s ‘practical and pragmatic‘ team is in ‘a class of its own when it comes to registered funds‘. The group is ‘able to handle a myriad of issues and can martial experts who know the law in various jurisdictions‘. Based in the New York office, Allison Fumai (‘a rock star‘ with ‘deep knowledge of the ETF industry‘), Richard HorowitzJeremy Senderowicz and Stuart Strauss provide ongoing advice to Morgan Stanley’s mutual and closed-end funds. In Washington DC, Robert Helm is ‘a true business consigliere‘, Douglas Dick is ‘thoughtful and pragmatic‘, and Thomas Bogle is ‘intelligent, astute and very responsive’; Brenden Carroll and Stephen Cohen are also key contacts. Boston-based John O’Hanlon advises a large mutual fund complex on regulatory issues and ETF launches. Stephanie CapistronChristopher Harvey, Geoffrey Kenyon and Christopher Christian are also key names in the Boston office. Harvey and Helm jointly lead the practice. Other clients include MainStay Funds and Deutsche Bank ETFs.