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Marguerite C. Bateman

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Marguerite C. Bateman

Shareholder

Marguerite C. Bateman is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Investment Services group in the Washington, DC office.

Ms. Bateman focuses her practice on advising investment companies and investment advisers on issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and in counseling independent directors of investment companies on their duties and responsibilities under the law. She counsels investment company boards of directors and trustees, and registered and unregistered investment advisory organizations in navigating the stringent federal securities laws that asset management clients deal with daily, as well as on challenging developments such as regulatory examinations, inquiries and litigation.

Ms. Bateman regularly counsels independent directors serving funds of all sizes and structures, including open- and closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). She serves as independent legal counsel to independent trustees of both large and small investment company fund complexes and advises boards on obligations in connection with fund mergers, liquidations and other significant transactions. Ms. Bateman has experience developing compliance programs and annual compliance review protocol for investment advisory clients. She also has been involved in regulatory initiatives focused on fund governance and development of programs to educate fund directors regarding their oversight responsibilities.

Ms. Bateman was ranked by Chambers Global (2020) and Chambers USA (2019), and was selected by her peers for inclusion in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers in America” (2019-2020).

 

Marguerite C. Bateman

Shareholder

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1987, Order of the Barristers
  • Duke University, A.B., 1984

Marguerite C. Bateman

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Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1988

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association

Marguerite C. Bateman

Shareholder

Marguerite C. Bateman

Shareholder