Senior Advisory Partner
Ms. Kanter has almost 40 years of professional experience in regarding the financial services industry. Ms. Kanter has experience as both an industry professional and a practicing attorney handling a broad range of matters relating to investment companies, boards of directors/trustees, investment advisers and broker-dealers. Ms. Kanter has particular expertise with respect to exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) and their service providers as the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of an investment advisory firm, ARK Investment Management, a leading asset management firm that invests in disruptive innovation across multiple sectors.
As a partner at several nationally recognized law firms, Ms. Kanter was highly effective in achieving creative solutions to complex and novel legal questions for global financial services firms. Ms. Kanter has been recognized as a leading lawyer for investment management by Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States. She has also been listed in many editions of The Legal 500 (U.S.) and The Best Lawyers of America for mutual funds law based on peer review. Ms. Kanter has published numerous articles on topics concerning investment companies and investment advisers and has acted as a consultant to foreign governments and foreign and domestic regulatory bodies on matters relating to the regulation of securities, securities markets and specialized issuers such as investment companies.