Cillian Lynch advises investment companies, investment advisers and independent directors in connection with regulatory, compliance and transactional issues. His experience includes representing:
- Registered Investment Companies. Cillian advises clients on the federal securities laws pertaining to the formation, registration and ongoing compliance of open-end mutual funds, including multi-manager funds and sub-advised funds. He drafts and reviews critical documents, such as registration statements, proxy statements, exemptive applications, information statements, shareholder reports and state law filings, and responds to related SEC inquiries. Cillian also prepares plans of reorganization and registration statements on Form N-14 in connection with fund mergers and acquisitions involving both affiliated and non-affiliated funds.
- Investment Advisers. Cillian participates in counseling investment advisers with respect to their obligations under federal and state securities laws.
- Independent Directors. Cillian advises 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.