Terri G. Jordan

Terri G. Jordan: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
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Terri Jordan, a member of Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s Corporate Practice Group, focuses her practice in the areas of corporate and securities law, including public offerings and corporate governance matters. She advises clients on compliance with the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. Terri has extensive corporate governance-related experience and regularly advises operating and investment companies on compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the corporate governance listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and The NASDAQ Stock Market. Terri has also represented open-end and closed-end investment companies and exchange-traded funds and their independent directors. Terri has advised clients on the full range of issues that funds and their Boards encounter day-to-day including corporate governance and compliance matters, Section 15(c) contract approvals and disclosure issues.

Before becoming an associate at Eversheds Sutherland (US), Terri served as a law clerk for the firm’s Corporate Practice Group where she assisted with securities and corporate governance matters.

Terri is proficient in Spanish.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: Not so FAST - SEC passes rules to implement FAST Act provisions (March 29, 2019)
On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted rules (the Rules) to implement certain provisions of the FAST Act. The omnibus highway bill called “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or the “FAST Act,” ...

Legal Alert: SEC proposes offering reforms for business development companies and registered closed-end funds (March 21, 2019)
On Wednesday, March 20, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose rule amendments to implement certain provisions of the Small Business Credit Availability Act and the Economic Growth, ...

Legal Alert: And now for some good news-SEC no-action position provides limited relief for fund in-person voting requirements (March 14, 2019)
Introduction On February 28, 2019, the Chief Counsel’s Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management issued a letter stating its no-action position regarding ...

Legal Alert: SEC proposes to expand “testing-the-waters” provisions to all issuers (February 25, 2019)
Overview On February 19, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a proposal to expand the “testing-the-waters” exemption to all issuers. Currently the exemption is limited to ...

Legal Alert: Fund of funds flexibility - What’s important to BDCs and closed-end funds in the SEC’s rule proposal, including a request for comments on AFFE (January 14, 2019)
On December 19, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a release (the Release) proposing new rule 12d1-4 (the Proposed Rule) and related amendments to streamline and enhance the ...

Legal Alert: SEC fines BDC investment adviser for misallocation of expenses and valuation failures (December 12, 2018)
On December 3, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) entered an order (the Order) to settle charges arising out of an enforcement action against Fifth Street Management, LLC (FSM). ...

Legal Alert: Springtime for BDCs-Congress passes long-sought legislation in spending bill (March 23, 2018)
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed its omnibus spending bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, to fund the federal government until October. Included within the spending bill is ...

Legal Alert: SBA Further Delays the Adoption of the SBIC Passive Business Rule Impacting BDCs with SBIC Subsidiaries (June 1, 2017)
On May 2, 2017, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published a notice (the May 2 Notice),1 delaying the effective date of the final rule of the Passive Business Rule (the New Rule)2 under ...

Legal Alert: SBA Adopts Final Passive Business Rule Impacting BDCs with SBIC Subsidiaries (January 24, 2017)
On December 28, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the final version of the Passive Business Rule (the New Rule) under 107.720 of the small business investment company (SBIC) ...

Legal Alert: A Present from Congress: Significant Changes for SBICs (December 17, 2015)
Late on December 15, Congress unveiled a tax extenders bill and omnibus bill that are expected to be merged into a single bill to be signed into law. The House and Senate are both expected to pass ...


What Your Board of Directors Needs to Know About Cyber-Risk Now (Winter 2014)
Partnering Perspectives

Board Diversity: Who Has a Seat at the Table? (March 1, 2012)
Reprinted with permission from The Corporate Governance Advisor

Say-on-Pay: It’s Coming, Are You Ready? (2010)
Tax Management Memorandum


Corporate Secretary's Answer Book (Updated Annually)
Aspen Publishers
The latest edition of the Corporate Secretary's Answer Book is available now. To request a copy, please contact [email protected]

Mutual Funds: Law and Practice (2013 Edition)
Law Journal Press


Press Releases

Eversheds Sutherland Elects Six New US Counsel (January 16, 2018)
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is pleased to announce the election of six new counsel, effective January 1, 2018. “The promotion of these six outstanding lawyers continues our momentum in 2018 and our ...

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Corporate
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Business Development Companies
  • Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.383.0976  Phone
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., Articles Editor, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal
Year of First Admission:
Virginia; 2012, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association


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