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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:
Transcripts  Transcripts Mutual Fund Anatomy - Role of the Board and the Adviser - Mutual Fund Anatomy - Role of the Board and the Adviser , Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Mutual Fund Anatomy - Role of the Board and the Adviser - Mutual Fund Anatomy - Role of the Board and the Adviser , Monday, June 11, 2012
Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Thursday, April 24, 2014
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters 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 2014 , Thursday, April 24, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014: Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Friday, April 25, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014: Fund Anatomy - Fund Anatomy , Friday, April 25, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2014 , Wednesday, May 07, 2014 , New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters An Overview of the Formation and Operation of Exchange-Traded Products - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Mutual Funds - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Board Structure and Processes - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
An Overview of the Formation and Operation of Exchange-Traded Products - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Introduction to Mutual Funds - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Shareholder Voting - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation , Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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