Richard Hervey Esq.

Richard Hervey is a Partner with Dechert LLP specializing in Tax, Financial Services and Investment Management, Retirement Plans/ERISA/Tax, Investment Funds, Investment Funds. During the last 30 years, Richard Hervey’s practice has focused on the representation of mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs, business development companies, variable insurance funds and alternative investment funds, as well as their investment advisers and boards of directors/trustees. He has advised on structuring and developing new funds and products, disclosure, ongoing tax compliance and on the taxation of financial products.

Mr. Hervey authored the treatise entitled “Taxation of Regulated Investment Companies,” published by the Bureau of National Affairs. He also authored the chapter on regulated investment companies for the Matthew Bender treatise on federal income tax, and he was one of the co-authors of A Practical Guide to the Investment Company Act. Mr. Hervey has also been a frequent speaker at conferences such as the Investment Company Institute/Federal Bar Association Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference, the Investment Company Institute Tax and Accounting Conference, and the American Law Institute.

J.D., Harvard Law School (1978)
M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley (1975)
B.A., Mathematics, Lehman College (1972) 

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
740 T.M., Taxation of Regulated Investment Companies (author)