• Clients rely on us for guidance in development, structuring and design of new products and new product features; distribution and sales practices, including those employed by broker-dealers and insurance producers who distribute variable contracts; and suitability and supervision issues, including implications for sales practices.

  • Clients seek our advice on investments in privately placed products; reorganizations of variable products and their underlying funds; due diligence on variable products, mutual funds and regulated entities for clients acquiring insurance company complexes; and integration of registered entities post-acquisition.

    Dechert lawyers are well known in the industry for their knowledge and insights. Team members write and lecture extensively on variable products, other insurance products and underlying funds, and the firm’s materials have been cited by the SEC.