Stephen H. Bier

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Stephen H. Bier

Partner

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3889 | +1 212 698 3599

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Stephen H. Bier represents investment advisers and registered open-end and closed-end investment companies and their boards of directors in a variety of matters including the development of new investment products and strategies, transactional issues, regulatory guidance, and compliance matters. Mr. Bier also advises clients on issues relating to securities lending and represents institutional investors in a variety of matters.

Mr. Bier has been recognized in The Legal 500 (US) in the area of mutual/registered funds. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for mutual funds law.

Education
  • Rutgers College, B.A., 1985, magna cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989, cum laude, executive editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review
Admissions
  • New York
Speaking Engagements
  • Developments in Derivatives Regulation — 2016 San Francisco Investment Management Symposium, San Francisco, CA (November 9, 2016)
  • Introduction to Mutual Funds — Dechert LLP, New York, NY (July 1, 2014)
  • Asset Management Roundtable — Dechert LLP, New York, NY (March 19, 2013)
  • Euro Crisis Webinar Series: Issues Affecting Fund Management — Dechert LLP, Webinar (June 13, 2012)
  • Applying Whistleblower Rules at Investment Adviser Firms — Dechert LLP, Webinar (May 3, 2012)
  • Whistleblower Issues for Asset Managers — Dechert LLP, Webinar (July 27, 2011)
  • Navigating the New Regulatory Structure Governing Money Market Funds — Dechert LLP, Webinar (April 8, 2010)
  • How Mutual Funds are Priced and Sold — Practising Law Institute's ABCs of Mutual Funds, New York, NY (June 10, 2009)
  • Trends in Principal Protected Investments & Product & Structure Review for Principal Protected Plans — FRA's Principal Protected Investment Products Conference, New York, NY (May 22, 2008)
  • Correctly Defining the Roles and Responsibilities of Advisors and Sub-advisors — The 2008 NY Sub-Advised & Multi-Managed Funds Summit, New York, NY (January 25, 2008)