Mena Larmour focuses her practice on counseling investment companies, independent trustees and investment advisers in connection with regulatory, compliance and transactional issues. She advises clients on a variety of investment management and securities law matters, including:
- Registered Investment Companies: Mena advises clients on the federal securities laws pertaining to the formation, registration and ongoing compliance of open-end and closed-end mutual funds, including interval funds, multi-manager funds and sub-advised funds. She drafts and reviews critical documents, such as registration statements on Form N-1A, Form N-2 and Form N-14, proxy statements and solicitation materials, information statements, shareholder reports, exchange listing applications and state law filings. Mena also assists in the preparation of N-14 registration statements in connection with open-end and closed-end fund mergers and acquisitions involving both affiliated and non-affiliated funds.
- Investment Advisers: Mena participates in counseling investment advisers with respect to their obligations under federal and state securities laws. She also assists in the representation of investment management clients undertaking a corporate merger, acquisition
- Independent Directors: Mena assists in advising boards of directors on issues arising under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as well as various corporate governance issues.
Mena graduated in the top five percent of her class at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she was a Beasley Merit Scholar and a staff member for the Temple Law Review. Additionally, while in law school, Mena served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Kevin J. Carey in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District. She also participated as a 2006 Stradley Ronon summer associate.