Jeremy I. Senderowicz


Jeremy I. Senderowicz


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5669 | +1 212 698 3599

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Jeremy I. Senderowicz advises registered investment companies, private funds and their investment advisers on a variety of matters pertaining to the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other securities laws. Mr. Senderowicz also advises other financial institutions on matters relating to those statutes, including novel questions relating to affiliation and other regulatory issues.

Mr. Senderowicz has particular expertise in the area of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). He has represented a large number of ETF sponsors and ETF fund complexes and has obtained a large number of exemptive orders, no-action letters and other regulatory relief from the Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of his ETF clients. Mr. Senderowicz has extensive experience advising clients that are starting their ETF lines of business, including both start-ups and large, established asset managers. He also has assisted numerous ETF clients in launching novel products, including obtaining new regulatory relief for such products.

Mr. Senderowicz also has significant experience with forming and providing ongoing advice to registered funds of hedge funds, other types of continuously offered closed-end funds and mutual funds which utilize alternative strategies. He has advised numerous clients regarding a wide variety of issues in building out their alternative fund product lines, including novel fund reorganizations and board matters. Mr. Senderowicz also has represented many listed closed-end funds and hedge funds on both an initial and ongoing basis.

Mr. Senderowicz has been recognized in The Legal 500 (U.S.) in the area of mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds. He is a frequent speaker at conferences relating to asset management matters. In addition, Mr. Senderowicz has been interviewed about financial services related topics by Reuters, Ignites, HFMWeek and other publications.

  • Columbia University, B.A., 1995, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, recipient of the Albert Marion Elsberg Prize in modern history
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1999, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • New York
  • Hebrew
Speaking Engagements
  • FinTech 2018 — Presented by the Practising Law Institute, New York , NY (August 13, 2018)

Jeremy Senderowicz speaks on a panel titled "Innovative uses of Distributed Ledger Technology." The program addresses:Legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting block chain technology and crypto-currency; Update on crowdfunding platforms under the new administration; The proliferation of robo-advisors and the future of financial advice; SEC guidance relating to the use of financial technology for trading and other activities; The expansion of block chain technology; Update on cyber-security and privacy concerns raised by the increased use of financial technologies.

For more information, visit the program website.

  • Interval Funds Q&A — 2018 ALPS Client Forum, Copper Mountain, CO (March 7, 2018)

Jeremy Senderowicz speaks during a breakout session titled “Interval Funds Q&A.” This session focuses on what it takes to launch interval funds. It also examines what the quarterly redemption process entails as well as industry trends.

  • 5 Questions on Bitcoin ETFs: Everything You Need to Know — Inside ETFs Conference, Hollywood, FL (January 21, 2018)

Jeremy Senderowicz a presentation titled "5 Questions on Bitcoin ETFs: Everything You Need to Know." He provides insights on when the first bitcoin ETF may launch, what it might look like and what could throw things off. 

  • Inside ETFs Conference — Presented by, Hollywood, FL (January 22, 2017)

During the workshop, Jeremy Senderowicz speaks on a panel titled "How to Launch an ETF: A Step-By-Step Guide." This panel outlines an in-depth, how-to process for launching an ETF. Key topics include legal and regulatory concerns, index selection and distribution challenges.

  • Inside ETFs: Building the Next-Generation ETF Portfolio — Presented by, Hollywood, Fla. (January 24, 2016)

Jeremy Senderowicz speaks on a panel titled "From Idea To Market: A Step-by-Step Timeline for Launching an ETF." Join at the world’s largest ETF conference, of which Dechert is proud to be a sponsor. The theme for 2016 is “What’s Next?” In looking toward the future, plans to not only highlight what’s next for the ETF industry, but also help attendees get a snapshot of the future of investing and how technology is fundamentally changing the way people live.

  • Asset Management Executive Forum — Presented by KPMG LLP, Greenwich, CT (December 9, 2015)

Jeremy Senderowicz participates on the panel ‘Liquid alternatives: The search for permanent capital, retail investors, and other advantages’

  • Alternatives Leadership Forum — Hosted by DST and ALPS, a DST Company, Boston (September 24, 2015)

Jeremy Senderowicz participates in a panel on "The Critical Nature of Product Structuring." 

  • Alternative Mutual Funds: Challenges for Legal and Compliance Professionals — Compliance Reporter Breakfast Briefing, New York, NY (March 31, 2015)

Jeremy Senderowicz speaks at the Compliance Reporter’s breakfast briefing on alternative mutual funds. Topics include:How should CCO’s working with alternative mutual funds handle the issue of trade allocation?; Do the boards of alternative mutual funds need to reconsider their valuation policies?How should firms decide who will bear the loss of trade errors?;  and, Do CCO’s at private fund firms need to consider changes to their compliance policies to take into account new obligations they might have as a consequence of sub advising a registered mutual fund?

  • Everything You Need to Know: Cryptocurrency & ETFs — Inside ETFs Conference, Hollywood, FL (February 10-13, 2019) 

Jeremy Senderowicz speaks at the Inside ETFs Conference on cryptocurrency and ETFs on day two of the program. 

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