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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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Stuart Strauss

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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

Stuart Strauss advises investment companies and their independent directors, banks, and other financial institutions on matters pertaining to U.S. securities laws, particularly the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. He devotes his practice to the representation of investment companies, independent directors of investment companies, banks, and other financial institutions. Mr. Strauss has particular expertise in the area of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and represents a significant number of ETF sponsors and ETF fund complexes.

Education

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1975; St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1978; Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, 1981


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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