Rita Rubin concentrates her practice on the representation of open-end and closed-end investment companies, investment company boards of directors, investment advisers and service providers in governance, regulatory and transactional matters. Rita has extensive experience representing investment companies, boards of directors and advisers on a range of matters including the formation, maintenance, reorganization and termination of open-end and closed-end investment companies, requests for no-action relief, exemptive applications, compliance programs and regulatory inspections and examinations. She also has experience advising closed-end investment companies on issues relating to activist shareholders, proxy solicitations, tender offers, rights offerings, and other regulatory and transactional matters.
Rita has previous experience as in-house counsel at various global asset management companies.
- Co-author, “SEC Adopts Final Rules Governing the Structure and Operation of Money Market Funds,” The Investment Lawyer (October 2014)
- Author, “Happy Anniversary! Fund Directors and Rule 38a-1, 10 Years After Enactment,” Fund Directions (July 2014)
- Panelist, “Covid-19: Regulatory Climate Update,” National Investment Company Service Association (NICSA) Webinar (April 1, 2020)
- Moderator, “Board Oversight of Liquidity,” Mutual Fund Directors Forum, 2017 Directors’ Institute (January 17, 2017)
- Panelist, “Shareholder Voting and Activism in Closed-End Funds,” ICI’s 2014 Closed-End Fund Conference (November 4, 2014)
- JD, Fordham University School of Law, 1999
- BA, Fordham University, 1993
Admissions / Qualifications
- Illinois, 2012
- Massachusetts, 2000
- New York, 2000
- Legal 500 US (2014)