NEW YORK (October 7, 2016) – Morrison & Foerster has been named “Best Law Firm” in the independent counsel/board service category by Fund Intelligence at its US Mutual Fund Services Awards 2016, which took place on October 6, 2016 in New York City.
"We are honored that Fund Intelligence recognized us for our work in this area" said Jay Baris, partner and chair of the investment management group at Morrison & Foerster. The firm was singled out for demonstrating growth and innovation in its services as independent counsel to investment company boards.
The firm's investment management group advises registered investment companies and their independent directors, private funds, investment advisers, underwriters and other service providers in a wide range of regulatory and disclosure matters. The firm advises clients on a full range of disclosure and regulatory matters relating to the federal securities laws, including the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Fund Intelligence is a leading global publisher that covers investment management and other financial services sectors.