New York, NY, October 06, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Seward & Kissel LLP is pleased to announce its latest digital initiative; a new blog – entitled ‘40 Act Blog(SM) – established to serve as a comprehensive source for legal developments related to registered advisors, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds by the Firm’s Investment Management Group.
Seward & Kissel’s Investment Management practice deals with all types of investment funds (both registered and unregistered) and the investment advisers, banks, brokerage firms and other financial institutions that operate these funds and other products. The Firm represents a wide range of registered investment companies, including load and no-load mutual funds, open-end and closed-end funds and bank-sponsored funds, as well as numerous pooled investment vehicles that are exempt from registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940, along with their sponsors and/or advisers.
Through the ‘40 Act Blog(SM), attorneys in the Investment Management Group at Seward & Kissel will cover regulatory events of interest to attorneys, compliance officers, executives and other participants in the investment management industry.
“We are pleased to reinforce our offering of comprehensive services to our clients and other interested parties with useful information concerning the Investment Company Act of 1940,” said Bibb Strench, Counsel and creator of Seward & Kissel’s ‘40 Act Blog(SM). “The Firm’s deep client base within the funds and investment industries gives our Group constant involvement with issues confronting money managers, and we look forward to sharing the insights we gain.”
To access the Seward & Kissel ‘40 Act Blog(SM), please go to www.40actblog.com.
About Seward & Kissel LLP
Seward & Kissel LLP (www.sewkis.com) is a leading law firm with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The Firm’s practice includes mergers & acquisitions and other business transactions, corporate finance and securities, investment management, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, litigation, tax, real estate, employment and employee benefits, trusts and estates, intellectual property and legislative and regulatory advice. The Firm is particularly well known for its representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms, investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual funds, private equity funds and hedge funds), broker-dealers and institutional investors, with multiple industry publications ranking Seward & Kissel as the leading hedge fund practice in the U.S. The Firm’s Business Transactions Group was recently recognized as Middle-Market M&A Law Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor.