Whitney A. ChatterjeePartner
Whitney Chatterjee is a member of the Firm’s Financial Services Groups and serves as head of the Investment Management practice. She counsels investment managers to public and private funds, independent directors and trustees, fund sponsors, private investment funds and financial services companies on a wide variety of matters, including transactional, fund formation, regulatory, compliance and corporate governance matters.
Ms. Chatterjee has extensive experience providing advice regarding the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Volcker Rule and other federal securities laws, including advice in connection with mergers and acquisitions transactions and the offering and operation of registered and unregistered fund products. In collaboration with clients and investment management industry groups, she has been involved in significant legislative and regulatory developments affecting the asset management industry.
Examples of Ms. Chatterjee’s recent matters include acquisitions and sales of strategic interests, and seed investments, in asset managers, private equity, managed account and alternative product fundraisings, advising on regulatory matters affecting banks, registered investment advisers and investment funds and procedures relating to conflicts of interest, material non-public information and other compliance and operational matters.
Ms. Chatterjee is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA in the Financial Services Regulation: Investment Funds (Regulatory & Compliance) and Banking (Compliance) areas, by Legal 500 USA in the Investment Fund Formation and Management area and by IFLR as a Highly Regarded lawyer.Recent Speaking Engagements
- Panelist – “Upper Tier: Structures and Considerations,” PLI’s Advanced Issues in Private Funds (June 2020, 2021)