Joel Corriero primarily counsels investment companies, including mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and investment advisers on regulatory and compliance matters. Joel also counsels on transactional matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, and has experience drafting and negotiating various agreements for investment companies and investment advisers. His experience includes:
- Registered Investment Companies: Joel advises mutual funds, ETFs and closed-end funds (including interval funds) on matters pertaining to the federal securities laws and exchange listing rules. He drafts and reviews critical documents, such as registration statements, proxy solicitation materials, exchange listing applications, preferred share offering materials for closed-end funds, and interval fund repurchase offer materials. Joel also assists in drafting and negotiating authorized participant agreements for ETFs.
- Investment Advisers: Joel advises investment advisers with respect to their obligations under federal and state securities laws, including issues related to registration, compliance and annual Form ADV review. Joel also assists in drafting and negotiating advisory agreements.
- Variable Insurance: Joel assists in drafting and negotiating fund participation agreements, 12b-1 shareholder servicing agreements and revenue sharing agreements for clients whose funds are offered as underlying investment options for variable insurance products.
Joel graduated sixth in his class at Widener University – Delaware Law School, where he served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Thomas Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. While in law school, he was selected as a Merit Scholar and honored for his excellence in writing and outstanding student service.