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Marguerite W. Laurent

Meg Laurent is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the investment management, hedge funds, and alternative investment practice group. Meg concentrates her practice on advising registered investment companies, registered investment advisers, and broker-dealers on a broad range of regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters that arise under U.S. federal securities laws. She also advises the independent board members of investment companies on corporate governance and regulatory matters. She currently represents two mutual fund complexes and the independent board members of six mutual fund complexes, among other clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Meg was a senior counsel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she conducted routine and risk-based inspections of self-regulatory organizations and nationally recognized statistical rating organizations to ensure compliance with federal securities laws, among other matters.

In 2017, Meg was Awarded “Rising Star” at the 24th Mutual Fund Industry Awards sponsored by Fund Industry Intelligence and Fund Director Intelligence. The rising stars are nominated by their peers, mentors, and colleagues for their outstanding work in the broader mutual fund community.

  • Moderator, “An Evening with SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass,” 100 Women in Finance, Washington, DC, June 20, 2018
  • Panelist, “New and Emerging Issues in Compliance and Risk Management,” ICI Mutual Insurance Risk Management Conference, Memphis, TN, April 12, 2018
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