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Matthew Thornton

Matthew Thornton

Investment Company Institute
Assistant General Counsel
Washington, DC, USA


Matthew Thornton is an Assistant General Counsel for the Investment Company Institute, with responsibility for a wide range of legal issues affecting registered investment companies. Mr. Thornton’s primary areas of responsibility include valuation, liquidity, stress testing, corporate governance and proxy voting, advertising/social media, issues related to fixed income, anti–money laundering, target date funds, disclosure, and investment advisory matters. Before joining the Institute in 2014, he was an associate in Dechert LLP’s financial services group from 2005 to 2014. Before practicing law, Mr. Thornton held positions in the financial services industry at SunTrust Banks from 1998 to 2005 and Merrill Lynch from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Thornton is a Certified Financial Planner™. He received his BA in economics from the University of Notre Dame and his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.
Matthew Thornton is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Keynote Address by Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management at the ICI 2018 Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference (March 19, 2018) - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2018, Monday, May 14, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Staff Letter to the Investment Company Institute and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Re: Engaging on Fund Innovation and Cryptocurrency-related Holdings (January 18, 2018) - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2018, Monday, May 14, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2018, Tuesday, May 15, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Tuesday, May 15, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds - Current Trends and Developments Related to Funds, Tuesday, May 15, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, New York, NY
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