Ms. Fuller is a partner in the Investment Management practice group, who regularly represents mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as their sponsors and boards of directors, and provides counseling on a variety of regulatory, compliance and operational issues. Since 2013,
Ms. Fuller has been voted one of the leading U.S. lawyers for investment management by Chambers USA, based on the views of clients, peers and other industry professionals.
Ms. Fuller joined the firm from the SEC, where she was actively involved in reviewing ETF structures. At the firm, her ETF practice is particularly active, and she has experience with all types of ETFs, including non-transparent actively managed ETFs, transparent actively managed ETFs, index-based ETFs, leveraged ETFs, closed-end fund conversions to ETFs and funds of ETFs. In this regard, Ms. Fuller has advised multiple clients on novel SEC exemptive applications, including for non-transparent actively managed ETF relief. She also has significant experience representing “umbrella” trusts, “liquid alt” mutual funds and funds that invest in China per QFII/RQFII quotas and/or Stock Connect programs.
Ms. Fuller routinely advises clients on a broad range of issues, including:
Ms. Fuller also advises clients on the auditor independence requirements in Regulation S-X, having worked on the auditor independence rule while at the SEC.