Mutual Fund Litigation and Insurance Practice Guide

September 27, 2012

In the wake of the subprime mortgage meltdown and ensuing global credit crisis, the SEC is more devoted than ever before to examination and enforcement efforts directed at the mutual fund industry. The class action bar also has shown great interest in pursuing significant claims against all participants in the mutual fund industry, including focused attacks on prospectus disclosures and coordinated challenges to advisory fees and other settled industry aspects.

The Mutual Fund Litigation and Insurance Practice Guide, co-authored by Dechert partners Matthew Larrabee and David Kotler, together with Timothy W. Burns and Eric Barber, is the only comprehensive resource that analyzes the legal risks faced by the mutual fund industry (both regulatory enforcement actions and civil litigation) and offers practical guidance on how to negotiate for and obtain critical insurance protections to mitigate these risks.

Topics covered include:

  • The legal risks faced by the mutual fund industry, including directors, officers and their professional service providers 
  • The current litigation and regulatory environment enforcement environment 
  • Critical insurance products and approaches available to manage liability exposure

View the first chapter, “Overview of Mutual Fund Industry Liability and Insurance Needs“, which summarizes the evolution of the legal risks faced by the participants in the mutual fund industry.

For more information on the Mutual Fund Litigation and Insurance Practice Guide, or to order your copy at a special Dechert discount, visit www.lexisnexis.com/DECHERT.