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Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly

Chicago, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Registered Funds
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Investment Funds: Registered Funds - USA

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Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly 's formation and operation expertise covers mutual and closed-end funds and ETFs. Sources report that her "many years of experience and perspective" enable her to "offer actionable, concise advice."
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Cathy G. O’Kelly is a member of the Board of Directors of Vedder Price.

As the Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Services group, her practice includes representation of mutual funds and their boards of directors, money managers, broker-dealers, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions in connection with investment company, investment adviser, broker-dealer and insurance product matters, including securities, regulatory, product design and transaction counseling.

Ms. O’Kelly counsels boards of directors of investment companies, and in particular independent directors, on their special responsibilities.

Ms. O’Kelly began her legal career with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, where she worked on the Investment Company Act Special Study and served as Special Counsel in the Division of Investment Management until 1983.

Ms. O’Kelly is co-author of an article published in the DePaul Business Journal entitled “Soft Dollars and Other Traps for the Investment Adviser: An Analysis of Brokerage Placement Practices.” She has served as Chair of the Investment Company Subcommittee of the Chicago Bar Association. Ms. O’Kelly has also served as a trustee of the College of William and Mary Foundation

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Past Chair, Investment Company Subcommittee, Chicago Bar Association

Member, The Chicago Network

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Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly

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