- Financial Services
- Insurance Products
- Mutual Funds
- Investment Adviser
- Private Investment Funds
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0717|
|University ||University of Delaware, B.S.B.A., 1992; Emory University Goizueta Business School, M.B.A., 1996|
|Law School||Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1996|
|Admitted||1996, Georgia; 2000, District of Columbia|
fellow, Life Management Institute
|Born||Poughkeepsie, New York, February 26, 1970|
Elisabeth Bentzinger works closely with insurance companies and other financial services clients, helping them with the complex issues surrounding the design and implementation of a variety of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-registered and unregistered investment products, including variable and fixed annuity and life insurance instruments. She counsels SEC-reporting companies regarding their registration, compliance, reporting and disclosure requirements under federal securities laws. Elisabeth has extensive experience helping clients understand and navigate the federal securities laws relating to investment companies and investment-oriented insurance products.
Before joining Sutherland, Elisabeth was at The Canada Life Assurance Company in Atlanta. Elisabeth's academic background combines law and business, with a JD from Emory University School of Law and an MBA from the Emory University Goizueta Business School.
Sutherland represents financial services firm registering new product in partnership with registered investment adviser.
Sutherland represents several insurers in developing and obtaining groundbreaking regulatory approvals from SEC and FINRA.
Sutherland helps insurance companies develop and seek regulatory approvals for cutting-edge financial products.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Cost of Insurance Litigation -- District Court Says Stick to Enumerated Factors
Frederick R. Bellamy,Elisabeth M. Bentzinger,Thomas E. Bisset,Thomas R. Bundy,Thomas M. Byrne, May 5, 2014
In a class action challenging a cost of insurance (COI) rate increase, a New York federal district court has stated that an insurer may only consider factors specifically enumerated in the policy when raising COI rates on a life insurance policy. This decision specifically rejected the reasoning of...
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