Susan M. Olson has been named senior counsel of international affairs at the Investment Company Institute. Olson replaced Bob Grohowski, senior counsel of securities regulation, who moved to his new post a few months ago. Olson will serve as ICI’s lead counsel on a broad range of global issues facing mutual funds. She is set to represent the Institute and the industry before the World Trade Organization, the International Organization of Securities Commissioners and foreign regulators and legislators. Additionally, she will lead ICI’s efforts to help U.S. mutual funds comply with anti-money laundering regulations. Olson, a 10-year veteran at the Securities and Exchange Commission, most recently served as senior counsel in the international branch of the SEC’s office of the chief counsel. She worked on resolving issues arising under the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act and provided guidance for trade negotiations. Prior to the SEC, Olson worked for the Washington, D.C. office of McGuireWoods.
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