What We Do
Nutter represents U.S. and non-U.S. investment managers with respect to U.S. legal matters. We provide a broad spectrum of legal services to investments managers, including advice on all aspects of: formation; compliance with federal and state securities and commodities laws; investment adviser, commodities trading adviser and broker-dealer registration; assistance with regulatory compliance examinations, development and implementation of compliance programs, written supervisory procedures and marketing practices; drafting and negotiating client and service provider arrangements; and strategic transactions, such as acquisitions, sales, divestitures and strategic investments.
Who We Represent
Our clients include large financial institutions with asset management subsidiaries with more than $100 billion under management, to firms with less than $100 million under management. Most of our clients offer a variety of products and services, including managed accounts, mutual funds, ETFs, private onshore and offshore funds, commodity funds, bank-sponsored collective investment funds, funds-of-funds and private equity funds. Their investors include high net worth individuals, institutional investors, ERISA investors and insurance company separate accounts.
We also represent broker-dealers affiliated with investment managers that engage primarily in the marketing of mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity funds sponsored by investment managers.