W. Thomas Conner is a Shareholder in the Investment Services group in the firm’s Washington, DC office.
Mr. Conner has represented financial services companies, including mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), insurance companies issuing fixed and variable annuities, commodity pools and commodity pool operators and other types of financial services firms for over 25 years. His practice combines regulatory experience with an extensive knowledge of the mutual fund, ETF, commodity pool, variable contract and investment advisory services.
Mr. Conner focuses on providing practical and goal oriented advice. He enjoys working with clients to help them understand the application of financial services law and rules of regulatory agencies. He assists clients in navigating the complex regulatory requirements governing insurance and securities products, including the federal securities laws administered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Conner offers client-focused solutions derived from his perspective gained from law firm, regulatory agency and in-house experience.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Conner represented financial service companies in private practice for over fifteen years. He was Vice President and General Counsel of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), and was also a staff member of the SEC in the Office of Disclosure and Investment Adviser Regulation and the Office of Insurance Products.
Articles in the National Law Review database by W. Thomas Conner