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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
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Jeremy I. Senderowicz

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Dechert LLP

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Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

Jeremy I. Senderowicz advises registered investment companies, private funds and their investment advisers on a variety of matters pertaining to the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other securities laws. Mr. Senderowicz also advises other financial institutions on matters relating to those statutes, including novel questions relating to affiliation and other regulatory issues.

Mr. Senderowicz has particular expertise in the area of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). He has represented a large number of ETF sponsors and ETF fund complexes and has obtained a large number of exemptive orders, no-action letters and other regulatory relief from the Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of his ETF clients. Mr. Senderowicz has extensive experience advising clients that are starting their ETF lines of business, including both start-ups and large, established asset managers. He also has assisted numerous ETF clients in launching novel products, including obtaining new regulatory relief for such products.

Mr. Senderowicz also has significant experience with forming and providing ongoing advice to registered funds of hedge funds, other types of continuously offered closed-end funds and mutual funds which utilize alternative strategies. He has advised numerous clients regarding a wide variety of issues in building out their alternative fund product lines, including novel fund reorganizations and board matters. Mr. Senderowicz also has represented many listed closed-end funds and hedge funds on both an initial and ongoing basis.

Education

  • Columbia University, B.A., 1995, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, recipient of the Albert Marion Elsberg Prize in modern history
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1999, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Within: 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 Horowitz, Jeremy 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 Capistron, Christopher 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.

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