Kenneth E. Burdon
Kenneth E. Burdon is a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. He represents public and private investment funds, investment advisers and financial services companies in connection with the structuring and distribution of investment products and in a variety of investment management industry matters. Mr. Burdon’s practice includes significant experience with registered investment companies, public and private fund-of-hedge-fund products and multinational investment advisers. His practice also includes advising asset management companies on regulatory and compliance issues both generally and in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
In the public investment company area, Mr. Burdon’s experience has included representing the BlackRock closed-end funds, the RMR Funds, the Cushing Funds, funds advised by John Hancock and Oppenheimer, and THL Credit, Inc., a business development company. In the private product area, he has represented the EIM Group in connection with a variety of onshore and offshore products. Mr. Burdon also has participated in counseling asset management companies, such as The TCW Group, Ameriprise and Fortress Investment Group, on regulatory and compliance matters in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.
J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2007 (summa cum laude; Editor, Boston University Law Review)
B.A., Boston University, 2004 (summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)
“Advisers Act § 205(a)(2): An Argument for SEC Enforcement of an Adviser’s Failure to Obtain Consent to Assignment,” The Investment Lawyer, April 2007
“Accounting for Profits in a Copyright Infringement Action: A Restitutionary Perspective,” 87 Boston Univ. Law Review 255 (2007)