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Bibb L. Strench

Seward & Kissel LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Bibb L. Strench is a Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Seward & Kissel LLP. Mr. Strench’s practice focuses on investment advisers, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and separately managed account sponsors. He provides advice on regulatory, compliance, entity formation, auditor independence, corporate governance and other issues related to the operation of the aforementioned businesses.

During his career, Mr. Strench has played a role in a number of significant legal developments impacting the investment management industry. He helped form the first Shariah-compliant exchange-traded fund, he assisted NCCUSL with the development of the model statutory trust entity act, he was recognized as a contributor to Investment Company Institute’s Report of the Advisory Group on Best Practices of Fund Directors and he argued Investment Company Act of 1940 issues in federal and state courts in the landmark mutual fund independent director case (Yacktman v. Carson, et al.).

Mr. Strench began his career as a staff attorney in the Division of Investment Management of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he was principally responsible for granting exemptive orders and responding to no-action and interpretive requests under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Mr. Strench also formerly held the position of corporate counsel at SAFECO Asset Management, Inc., an investment adviser located in Seattle, Washington. 
 
He is a member of the CCH Wall Street Compliance Advisory Board, Investment Lawyer Editorial Board and other advisory boards. Mr. Strench frequently speaks on issues surrounding investment management and securities regulation.

Mr. Strench received his J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law and B.A. from Vanderbilt University, 1984.
Bibb L. Strench is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Soft Dollars - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law , Friday, December 16, 2011
Form of Organization - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law , Friday, December 16, 2011
Mutual Funds - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law , Friday, December 16, 2011
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Mutual Fund Anatomy (April 24, 2013) - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013 , Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Fund Anatomy (April 23, 2014) - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Web Segment  Web Segment Fund Anatomy - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013 , Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Transcripts  Transcripts Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Tuesday, April 30, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013: Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Thursday, May 02, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013: Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Thursday, May 02, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013 , Wednesday, May 08, 2013 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , New York, NY
Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013 , Wednesday, April 24, 2013 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , Columbus, OH
Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , Boston, MA
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