Richards Layton & Finger

Investment Companies Organized as Delaware Statutory Trusts: Practical Considerations for Drafting Governing Instruments

January 2008

This article highlights the provisions of the Delaware statutory trust likely to be of most interest to investment companies and their advisers (particularly those provisions designed specifically to address the needs of investment companies) as well as provides some practical considerations for the drafting of governing instruments, including with respect to those areas that can prove to be traps for the unwary.