The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Dechert LLP

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

Christopher P Harvey

Tel:
Work +1 617 728 7167
Email:
Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

Christopher P. Harvey, co-chair of Dechert’s financial services group, has more than 25 years of securities and financial services legal experience. He represents open and closed-end investment companies, other U.S. and international pooled investment vehicles, and investment advisers in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters, including reorganization transactions, registration and proxy statements, and requests for SEC exemptive and no-action relief.

Member

Member, Massachusetts Bar Association; Member, Boston Bar Association

Education

Boston College, B.A., 1983, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; Boston College Law School, J.D., 1986, magna cum laude, Topics Editor, Boston College Law Review


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.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to