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Stradley Ronon Hosts Women in ETFs Philadelphia Chapter Event

October 31, 2018
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Women in ETFs Event
From left: Miranda Sturgis, Stradley Ronon; Christine Franquin, Senior Portfolio Manager, Vanguard; Jamie M. Gershkow, Stradley Ronon; Steve Oh, Head of ETF Listings and Business Development, NASDAQ; Anna Paglia, Head of Legal, US ETFs, Invesco; Melissa S. Gainor, Senior Special Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); and Michael W. Mundt, Stradley Ronon.

PHILADELPHIA –  Stradley Ronon hosted a Women in ETFs event, the “SEC’s Proposed ETF Rule – Breaking Down the Rule Proposal,” on Oct. 16. The panel provided regulatory, industry, and legal insight into the features of the new rule, the potential impact on the ETF industry and what it means for the future of ETFs. Stradley Ronon Partner Michael W. Mundt served as a panelist and Attorney Jamie M. Gershkow moderated the panel. Stradley Ronon Attorneys Gershkow and Miranda Sturgis are members of the Leadership Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of Women in ETFs.

Mundt is nationally recognized for his work in the area of ETFs. He  assists clients with all phases of the complex regulatory process required to introduce and operate index-based and actively managed ETFs, as well as next generation exchange-traded products. More generally, he counsels investment advisers and investment companies on a wide range of issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and other federal securities laws.

Gershkow and Sturgis are associates in Stradley Ronon’s investment management group, focusing their practice on counseling investment companies and investment advisers in connection with various regulatory, compliance and transactional issues; and assisting investment management clients in all aspects of legal representation, including preparing regulatory filings, drafting and reviewing registration statements and proxy solicitation materials, researching various securities and corporate law issues, and drafting corporate policies and compliance procedures.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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