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Robert W. Helm

Robert W. Helm

Dechert LLP
Partner
Washington, DC, USA


Robert W. Helm is a partner with Dechert LLP, and a leader of the firm’s financial services practice group. He graduated from Stanford University (A.B., with distinction, 1979), and Stanford Law School (J.D., 1982). He joined Dechert in 1984, following two years as a researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. He was a Fulbright-Hays Direct Exchange Fellow to Italy in 1982–1983. In 1990, he spent several months as a visiting lawyer with a Luxembourg law firm.

Mr. Helm represents investment companies, investment advisers, insurance companies, broker-dealers, and other institutions in regulatory and general corporate matters. He has acted as a consultant to foreign governments and regulatory agencies on issues relating to securities and investment management markets and their regulation.

Mr. Helm has lectured on securities law topics in the United States and Europe. His publications include “Self-Directed Employee Benefit Plans and Private Investment Companies: Unraveling PanAgora” (The Investment Lawyer, Mar. 1995); “The U.S. Market for U.K. Investment Trust Companies” (Journal of International Banking Law, Oct. 1995); and “Offshore Investment Funds” (Financial Services 2000, Dow Jones Irwin, 1996). He is a member of securities and commodities law committees of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the International Bar Association. He is also a member of the State Bar of California, the New York State Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar.

Robert W. Helm is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters International Investment Funds; and Appendix 12A - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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