Geoffrey R.T. Kenyon has over 30 years’ experience working with the investment management industry, representing major investment managers, as well as with independent mutual fund directors. Mr. Kenyon has extensive experience in all sectors of the U.S. market, including SEC-registered open- and closed-end funds, ETFs, private funds, and separately managed accounts.
He also has advised numerous non-U.S. financial institutions with respect to their U.S. activities and was the author of two no-action letters through which the SEC provided comprehensive guidance for the sponsors of non-U.S. funds seeking to offer shares in the United States.
For more than a decade, Mr. Kenyon has been recognized as one of the leading practitioners in his field by publications such as Chambers USA, The Legal 500 (US), and Best Lawyers in America. Clients have described Mr. Kenyon as “uniquely knowledgeable across a wide scope of complex funds.” and “able to provide counsel on extremely technical matters in an easy-to-understand fashion.”
He has also been cited as having “the unique talent of combining his legal knowledge with practical applications attractive to businesses.” Mr. Kenyon serves on the firm’s Policy Committee and is a member of the Financial Services Group’s senior leadership team.
Northwestern University, B.A., 1980
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1984, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar