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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
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Work +1 212 698 3500
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Fax +1 212 698 3599
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www.dechert.com

Stephen T Cohen

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Work +1 202 261 3304
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

Stephen T. Cohen focuses his practice on the investment management industry, primarily representing mutual funds and their investment advisers and boards with respect to a wide variety of regulatory, compliance and securities law issues. He advises mutual funds on developing, organizing and registering new funds under the federal securities laws; complying with state blue sky registration issues; reorganizing and merging funds; preparing shareholder proxy materials; and seeking SEC exemptive orders and other informal regulatory relief.

Member

Advisory Board Member, iMoneyNet

Education

University of Florida, B.S., 2000, with Highest Honors; American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2003


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Within: Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Dechert LLP continues to ‘exceed the expectations’ of an array of leading managers and their funds’ trustees, and has a particular strength in cross-border work. Stuart Strauss, Allison Fumai, Richard Horowitz and Jeremy Senderowicz in New York continue to serve as counsel to Morgan Stanley Mutual Funds’ retail funds, while in Washington DC, Thomas Bogle advises MainStay Funds’ funds and trustees. Also in Washington DC, Robert Helm and Douglas Dick continue to advise a leading manager on its retail funds fleet, while Helm and Boston-based John O’Hanlon act as fund counsel for a family of funds with $2tn under management. Christopher Harvey, Christopher Christian and Geoffrey Kenyon (whose ‘years of experience enable him to provide perspective on a wide range of matters’) in Boston and Stephen Cohen in Washington DC are also noted. Harvey and Helm share leadership of the practice. Stephanie Capistron in Boston and Brenden Carroll in Washington DC are new partner promotions. Other clients include Deutsche Bank ETFs and Van Eck ETFs.

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