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Ronald M. Feiman advises clients on regulatory and compliance matters affecting investment companies and investment advisers. He provides legal counsel to service providers rendering distribution, custody and transfer agent services to registered and unregistered funds.

Mr. Feiman represents investment companies, investment advisers and investment company independent directors, as well as unregistered domestic and offshore debt and equity funds, in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, proxy solicitations, and broker-dealer regulation and compliance. His clients include funds and directors of major mutual fund complexes, liquid alternative funds launched by independent managers and by major complexes, independent directors of listed closed-end funds, and funds of hedge funds, among other entities.

In addition, his corporate experience includes mergers and business combinations; stock and asset acquisitions; and recapitalizations, management buy-outs, and finance and venture capital transactions.

A certified public accountant as well as an attorney, Mr. Feiman was named the 2016 Independent Counsel of the Year at the Mutual Fund Industry Awards. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and Legal 500 as a leading practitioner — a lawyer who is “very well-respected in the asset management industry” (Chambers USA 2015) and “lauded in particular for his expertise in regulatory matters.” (Chambers USA 2016)

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J.D., New York University School of Law, 1977
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M.B.A., New York University, 1977
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B.A., cum laude, Yale University, 1972
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New York, 1978
    -Independent Counsel of the Year, Mutual Fund Industry (2016)
    -Chambers and Partners’ Chambers USA (2013-2016)
    -Legalease’s Legal 500 US (2009; 2014-2016)
    -Thomson Reuters’ New York Super Lawyers (2012, 2016)
    -Mutual Fund Directors Forum, Advisory Board member
    -Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Investment Management Regulation (2004-2007; 2009-present)
    -American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers
    -Program Coordinator, New York City ’40 Acts Committee (a group of lawyers that meets regularly to discuss legal issues affecting the financial services industry)
    -Certified Public Accountant
    -Appointed Member, RIC/REIT/REMIC Subcommittee, AICPA Tax Division (1983-1985)
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