Stephanie A. Capistron advises U.S. registered investment companies and their investment advisers on a wide variety of regulatory, compliance and corporate matters, including the development and launch of new funds, regulatory and compliance matters relating to existing funds, fund reorganizations and requests for exemptive relief from the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Capistron also regularly provides advice on affiliated transaction matters under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Ms. Capistron has significant experience assisting mutual fund sponsors launch exchange-traded fund business lines, including advice with respect to fund structure, disclosure and listing requirements, and development of compliance programs for exchange-traded funds.
She also advises boards of directors/trustees of U.S. registered investment companies on fund governance and fiduciary oversight matters, including director/trustee independence and regulatory examinations.
Ms. Capistron was short-listed for the “Rising Star” award for investment funds by Euromoney Legal Media Group in its inaugural Americas Rising Stars Awards (2018). She has also been recognized in The Legal 500 (US) in the area of mutual/registered funds. Prior to rejoining Dechert in 2014, she was employed as counsel at a large investment management firm.
Providence College, B.A., 2005, summa cum laude
Boston College Law School, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude