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 and regulatory guidance. He also advises clients on issues relating to securities lending and repurchase agreements, and registered funds’ use of derivatives. He also regularly assists registered funds and registered advisers on a variety of compliance issues, including responding to SEC exams, and has experience in working on SEC enforcement matters.
Mr. Bier has been listed as a leading lawyer for investment funds by Chambers USA. In the most recent edition, a client stated: “He's great, we are very happy with the work he does.” A previous edition noted that he is “a very good lawyer and a quality partner for registered funds.” He has also been recognized in The Legal 500 (U.S.) in the area of mutual/registered funds. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for mutual funds law.
Mr. Bier is an adjunct professor at St. John's University, where he teaches Regulation of Mutual Funds.
- Rutgers College, B.A., 1985, magna cum laude
- Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989, cum laude, executive editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review
- New York