Edmund Zaharewicz has broad experience in federal securities and commodities regulation, insurance regulation, and related employee benefit and general corporate matters. He focuses on regulatory matters affecting the development, distribution and administration of life insurance and annuity products and related investment products, including mutual fund, private fund, and managed account offerings.
His practice includes advising clients with respect to bank- and corporate-owned life insurance products, individual and group annuity products, stable value products, registered and private placement variable insurance products, mutual funds and private investment funds for institutional and high net worth clientele. He represents insurance companies, investment advisers and investment companies in regulatory compliance examinations and investigations and has served as legal counsel to boards of directors of registered investment companies.
He also advises in a wide variety of related areas, including InsurTech, ecommerce, privacy, data security, anti-money laundering, custody of client assets, agent licensing and supervision, insurable interest, group life eligibility, assumption reinsurance transactions, fund mergers and liquidations, proxy statements, regulatory filings and reporting, product and client disclosures, soft dollar arrangements, suitability, product advertising, client communications, market conduct standards, personal securities transactions, codes of ethics, and trading practices.