Chris Palmer is chair of the Business Law Department in Goodwin Procter’s Washington, D.C. office, and is a member of the Financial Services Group. Chris focuses his practice on securities, investment management and insurance matters. Chris represents mutual funds, investment advisers, insurance companies and broker-dealers on the development, regulatory approval, sale and administration of a variety of investment products, including mutual funds and variable and fixed life insurance and annuity contracts. He also represents mutual fund independent directors. Chris advises companies on securities law matters, including reporting and corporate governance matters. He also represents companies in financial services litigation, SEC inspections and enforcement actions, and before state insurance departments.