Christopher D. Christian advises U.S. and European asset managers and investment funds and their boards of directors, including U.S. registered funds, funds organized under the European Union directive on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS), and funds organized in other jurisdictions offered on a private basis.
Mr. Christian's practice has a significant international component. He advises offshore funds on compliance with U.S. regulatory requirements and routinely counsels European retail and institutional funds on organization, registration, corporate governance, and global distribution issues. He has assisted clients in coordinating offering advisory services and various types of investment funds in compliance with local law in jurisdictions in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin and South America.
Mr. Christian is Senior Vice-Chair of the Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association. He has spent considerable time working in our London office and is a frequent conference speaker.
Brandeis University, B.A., 1995
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1998, Cum laude
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation, 1999
District of Columbia
International Bar Association