Benjamin J. Haskin is a partner in the Asset Management Department. Benjamin advises mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, private and offshore funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers on a wide range of investment management issues, including compliance, corporate governance, enforcement and regulatory matters. He represents fund boards of directors and regularly conducts internal reviews on behalf of investment companies and investment advisers. He additionally advises investment managers on matters related to the purchase and sale of advisory businesses and other consolidation transactions.
Benjamin is former Chairman of the Investment Management Committee of the District of Columbia Bar and serves on the Editorial Boards of The Investment Lawyer and The Journal of Investment Compliance. Benjamin is a member of the American Bar Association’s Investment Companies and Investment Advisers sub-committee and has served on the drafting committees for ABA comment letters.
Benjamin has spoken on a wide range of investment management matters including: "Effect of Changing Regulatory Environment for Regulated Investment Companies" in Boston, "Preparing for Impending Regulatory Changes," "Exchange-Traded Funds: Current Issues and Rulemaking," "Valuation Issues in the Current Economic Environment" and "The Financial Meltdown of 2008 and the Regulatory Responses" at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs." Benjamin served as moderator of seminars entitled "After Jones v. Harris - Mutual Advisory Contracts in the Wake of the Supreme Court Decision," "Derivatives for Investment Companies," "Forum with the Director of the Division of Investment Management" and "Current Issues in Securities Enforcement for the Investment Management Industry."