Vedder Price P.C. attorneys provide a full range of services to a diverse financial services clientele. Attorneys practicing in the firm’s Investment Services Group are experienced in all aspects of investment company and investment adviser securities regulations, broker-dealer regulatory and compliance matters, derivatives and financial product matters, and ERISA and tax matters. Clients include mutual fund complexes, hedge and other private funds, money managers, broker-dealers, independent directors, and many other types of institutions such as banks, savings and loans, pension plan sponsors, group trusts, insurance companies and investment limited partnerships.
Vedder Price’s clients include hundreds of separate open- and closed-end 1940 Act registered funds,including separate accounts of major life insurance companies, along with non-registered hedge and other private funds. The size of the funds and fund groups that Vedder Price represents ranges from assets of less than $100 million to the multi-billion dollar range. The firm also represents independent directors of mutual funds and investment advisers to mutual funds (and other accounts, such as individual and institutional accounts). We also represent investment advisers, investment counsel firms and independent money managers that manage institutional and individual accounts. Vedder Price serves as counsel to various group trusts and other pooled-investment vehicles. Attorneys in the Investment Services Group have advised many financial services providers, including investment advisers, brokerage firms, banks, bank affiliates and life insurance companies, on the design, organization and distribution of new investment products.