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Jack W. Murphy

Dechert LLP
Washington, DC, USA

Jack W. Murphy is a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Investment Management Practice Group of Dechert in Washington, D.C. He came to Dechert directly from the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served as Associate Director and Chief Counsel of the Division of Investment Management from 1994 until March 1997. In this role, he supervised the office primarily responsible for interpreting and establishing the Division’s positions under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as those statutes apply to investment companies.

Mr. Murphy began his career with the Division of Investment Management in 1985. He left the SEC in 1988 to practice law with Shereff, Friedman, Hoffman & Goodman, after which he served for a three-year period beginning in 1991 as Associate General Counsel of PaineWebber/Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management Inc. in New York. Mr. Murphy is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany (B.A., 1980) and Boston College Law School (J.D., 1983).

Mr. Murphy also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where he teaches a course in Investment Management Regulation.

Jack W. Murphy is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Money Market Funds - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Money Market Funds - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation (Third Edition), Friday, November 16, 2018

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