Richard M. Cutshall has experience representing clients in a variety of investment management, corporate, and general securities matters, including the representation of mutual funds and other funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, fund independent directors, unregistered investment companies, federally registered and state registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, and an array of public and private companies. Rich represents clients in all aspects of investment company practice, including organizing and forming new funds, registering investment companies with the SEC, the acquisition and merger of funds, and advising clients on the day-to-day aspects of corporate governance, board and adviser fiduciary responsibility, and SEC compliance.
Rich has given presentations and assists on a variety of investment management clients with their compliance with anti-money laundering laws, and has performed annual independent third party audits of several clients’ anti-money laundering policies, programs and controls. He has also assisted numerous clients in all aspects of SEC and other regulatory examinations.
Rich also has experience representing clients in many industries in the sale or acquisition of businesses, formation of corporate entities, sophisticated contract negotiations, and in obtaining, renewing and renegotiating the terms of financing business operations. He routinely works with clients’ chief executive officers, chief financial officers, directors, and in-house general and assistant general counsels, including occasionally working from clients’ corporate headquarters upon request. Rich works with corporate and finance clients of all sizes, from startup family-run businesses and entrepreneurial endeavors to Fortune 500 clients. He also has experience representing clients across many industries, including health care, data management, retail product display and advertising design and manufacturing, industrial manufacturing, and real estate management and brokerage industries.