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James C.  Munsell

James C. Munsell

Sidley Austin LLP

New York, NY, USA


JIM MUNSELL is a partner in Sidley’s New York office. He counsels investment advisers and investment funds in connection with a broad range of corporate, securities, derivatives and regulatory matters. Jim’s clients range from small, closely held start-up investment management businesses to the investment management divisions of global financial institutions. He was involved in the successful development and launch of the first commodity pool to be listed on a securities exchange in the United States and continues to work on innovative exchange-traded funds (ETFs). 

Jim is part of Sidley’s Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives practice team that has won numerous top awards as a provider of legal services to the private funds industry: two-time winner of Chambers and Partners’ “Investment Funds Team of the Year for the U.S.”; Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine’s 2014 Alpha Awards top “onshore” (U.S.) law firm serving the hedge fund industry; four-time recipient of first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, and Derivatives and Futures Law; and ranked in the top band for Hedge Funds by Chambers USA every year since 2008. Additionally, Jim is recognized in the 2013–2015 editions of The International Who’s Who of Private Funds and is recommended in The Legal 500 for mutual/registered funds and private equity funds. He is also a winner of an ETF Award, which highlights the outstanding performance and results achieved by corporate leaders. 

Jim is a member of the New York City Bar Association and served on the Committee on Futures and Derivatives Regulation from 2009–2012 and as the chairman of the CPO/CTA Subcommittee from 2010–2012. Additionally in the New York City Bar Association, Jim served as a member of the Committee on Investment Management Regulation from 2012–2015.

Jim received his J.D. from Fordham University, and his B.A. from Lawrence University.

James C. Munsell is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2017, Friday, April 21, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Friday, April 21, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Friday, April 21, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Friday, April 21, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, New York, NY
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