Stuart Strauss advises investment companies and their independent directors, banks, and other financial institutions on matters pertaining to U.S. securities laws, particularly the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Mr. Strauss has particular expertise in the area of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and represents a significant number of ETF sponsors and ETF fund complexes. He has been instrumental in obtaining innovative exemptive relief for ETF sponsors, including the first exemptive order authorizing an actively managed ETF, and in developing unique ETF products.
Mr. Strauss has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in invesment management by a number of publications including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.
Education - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1975, St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1978, Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, 1981.
Bar Admissions - New York.