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Bruce Leto Discusses the Trading and Best Execution Process for Fund Directors

May 19, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Bruce G. Leto served as a panelist at the Capital Markets Strategies Trading and Best Execution Virtual Summit on May 13. Leto’s panel, entitled, “The Relationship Between Fund Directors and the Trading Desk – Facilitating a More Productive Conversation,” covered examination of board oversight of trading issues and the role of the fund director, important topics for directors to consider relating to trading and best execution and the changing market structure landscape, and how directors can effectively communicate with traders and others involved in the trading and best execution process.

Leto is co-chair of Stradley Ronon’s investment management group, one of the premier investment management practices in the country, representing investment company clients with more than 1,500 separate series/funds and assets under management exceeding $3 trillion. Under his leadership, the group has expanded in size from 10 to more than 70 investment management attorneys, becoming the largest such practice in Philadelphia and one of the largest nationwide. Consistently acknowledged in the market as one of the top registered-funds lawyers in the United States, Leto serves on Stradley Ronon’s board of directors and its management committee, as well as on the advisory board of BoardIQ, an industry publication that addresses issues confronting investment company independent directors. He serves on the board of trustees and the executive committee for Settlement Music School, the largest community school of the arts in the United States, and of the board of directors of The Philadelphia Orchestra Association. He is also the founder and a steering committee member of the Philadelphia Fund Alliance.

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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 seven 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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