Eric Simanek Named a Rising Star by Fund Intelligence

Press Release
July 1, 2020

Sullivan Partner Eric Simanek will be recognized as a “Rising Star” at the 2020 Mutual Fund Industry and ETF Virtual Awards on July 23. Winners were nominated by their peers, mentors and colleagues, and selected by the editorial staff of Fund Directions based on their demonstration of the following criteria: leadership in their profession, firm and/or industry; outstanding contributions to innovations, product development, client service, sales and/or growth in assets or returns; recognition by their firm and/or industry groups; active contribution to the broader mutual fund community; spending fewer than 15 years working in the mutual fund industry; and other quantifiable contributions to their profession, firm, clients and/or industry. Fund Directions is a leading source of intelligence for the U.S. mutual fund industry.

Eric's practice focuses on financial services, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds and commodity pools, and their boards of directors on issues regarding regulatory compliance and product development. He assists clients in navigating laws administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and National Futures Association (NFA), and state securities laws. He also advises investment advisers on issues relating to registration and compliance policies and procedures. Eric often advises exchange-traded funds (including exchange-traded commodity pools) in connection with their exemptive relief and the launch of new funds, as well as non-investment companies on issues regarding their status under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

About Sullivan
Sullivan & Worcester (Sullivan) is a leading AmLaw 200 law firm.  With over 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, Sullivan guides organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. As a global law firm, Sullivan’s reach extends beyond the United States. With international practices in the United Kingdom and Israel, Sullivan has represented clients around the world and has a deep bench for working on a variety of matters and issues affecting clients globally. 

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