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Dechert LLP

ONE INTERNATIONAL PLACE, 40TH FLOOR, 100 OLIVER STREET, BOSTON, MA 02110-2605, USA
Tel:
Work +1 617 728 7100
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Fax +1 617 426 6567
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www.dechert.com

Geoffrey R.T. Kenyon

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Work +1 617 728 7126
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

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

Member, International Bar Association; Member, American Law Institute

Education

Northwestern University, B.A., 1980; Columbia Law School, J.D., 1984, 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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