Anthony H. Zacharski


Anthony H. Zacharski


Hartford | 90 State House Square, Hartford, CT, United States of America 06103-3702
+1 860 524 3937 | +1 860 524 3930

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Tony Zacharski has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry, representing U.S. registered open-end and closed-end funds, their boards of directors, investments advisers, and other service providers on corporate governance, compliance, enforcement and litigation matters. He has significant experience advising clients on a wide range of topics, including new product design and implementation; regulatory filings and disclosures; fund reorganization transactions; adviser restructuring transactions; proxy matters; fund-of-funds, master-feeder and manager-of-managers arrangements; emerging regulatory requirements and industry practices; and SEC inquiries and investigations. He has a particular interest in fund governance and regularly counsels independent trustees.

Mr. Zacharski has been recognized in The Legal 500 (US) in the area of mutual/registered funds, which stated that he attracts strong praise for his “analysis of issues and practical guidance.”

  • Brandeis University, B.A., summa cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Speaking Engagements
  • Distribution, Product and Pricing Within an Evolving Marketplace: Considerations for Fund Directors — Presented by the Mutual Fund Directors Forum and Strategic Insight, New York, NY (September 10, 2015)

Speaker, discussion on important considerations for fund directors around the proliferation of new products (including liquid alternatives, ETFs and more), bond fund liquidity and the debate around mutual fund systemic risks, and the evolving distribution and pricing dynamics of intermediary distribution.

  • Spring 2015 Mutual Funds Session – Boston — A Seminar Provided by KPMG, Boston (June 9, 2015)

Participant, roundtable discussion on the compliance and regulatory changes with money market reform and recent enforcement cases and the impact on board responsibilities. 

  • Evolving Frontier: Lessons Learned from Recent Enforcement Cases — NICSA General Membership Meeting, Boston, MA (October 17, 2012)
  • Challenges to Directors of Investment Companies — Directors Roundtable and National Leadership Institute, Boston, MA (November 8, 2007)
  • Mutual Fund Disclosure Reform — 1940 Act Attorneys Association of Connecticut, Hartford, CT  (June 12, 2007)
  • Developments in Soft Dollars: U.S. and U.K Perspectives — The Canadian Institute's Conference, Mutual Fund Management, Toronto (June 8, 2005)