Keri Riemer is of counsel in the Asset Management and Investment Funds group. She provides guidance to investment managers and funds on a broad range of federal securities law issues, and has extensive experience representing registered investment companies and their advisers. With her experience as Senior Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission, in-house counsel at a large asset management firm and outside counsel at law firms, Keri brings a unique perspective to helping clients address legal and regulatory challenges relating to their business growth goals and operations.
Keri has routinely advised registered investment company and investment adviser clients on the formation of new funds, the registration of securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, investment adviser assignments, changes to, and the implementation of, investment strategies and policies, and examinations by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations. She has also counseled a variety of clients in seeking exemptive relief from federal securities laws and rules, developing or modifying compliance programs (including policies relating to privacy and information sharing concerns), negotiating model manager agreements and contracts with third party service providers and vendors, and analyzing relationships bearing on director independence. In addition, Keri has worked on a variety of investment company status issues, including in connection with issuers of digital assets and special acquisition purpose companies.
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