Tanya’s representation of investment companies has included advice on formation and continued operations, including exemptive relief from the SEC in connection with various matters arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940. She also has experience on a breadth of transactions, including mutual fund reorganizations and mergers and hedge fund conversions to mutual funds and has advised on a broad range of investments, including derivative products and other alternative investments.
Tanya also counsels investment company boards of directors, private funds, and investment advisers. She advises on structuring, formation and continued operations both to domestic and offshore private investment vehicles, including hedge funds and private equity funds, among others.
Tanya’s in-house experience includes serving as lead counsel for registration matters for a large investment management, insurance products, and financial services company with more than 160 registered mutual funds and $49 billion in assets under management.
•Investment Company Act of 1940
•Investment Advisers Act of 1940
•Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including securities registrations
•Compliance programs of registered investment companies and registered investment advisers
•Mutual fund reorganizations
•Hedge fund conversions to mutual funds
•Exemptive relief from the SEC in connection with various matters arising under the Investment Company Act of Multiclass closed-end funds
•Investment advisory agreements
•Agreements with fund service providers
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Recipient, “Best ETF Lawyer,” EFT.com, 2016 - Tanya’s prior firm received the award as a result of the innovation and advocacy of the two-person ETF team of which she was a member.
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, State Bar of Georgia
•Member, District of Columbia Bar
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Harvard Club of Dallas
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