Asset Management Law

Credit Hours: 2-3

The course examines the evolving U.S. regulation of the asset management sector which holds and manages approximately four times the amount of investor funds that U.S. banks manage. The course will address the post-Dodd Frank structure, operation, economics and regulation of mutual funds (including money market funds), private equity and hedge funds, and separately managed accounts, as well as the regulation of investment advisors, which takes place under the Investment Advisers Act (1940), the Investment Company Act (1940), ERISA (1975), the Pension Protection Act (2006), the Securities Act (1933), the Securities Exchange Act (1934), and various other sources of law.