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Investment Conflicts Arising Out of Simultaneous Management of Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

May 7, 2015

The Hedge Fund Law Report
By Jennifer Banzaca

As private fund managers seek to diversify their product offerings and lines of business, management companies are increasingly operating hedge…

Top 10 Fund Families Recommended Advisors: 2013

December 6, 2013

ThinkAdvisor
By Michael S. Fischer

In a Phoenix Marketing survey, RIAs, IBDs and other groups of advisors rank the top fund families they are most…

Your Money: Advice So You Can Judge ‘Private Offerings’

July 23, 2013

Montgomery McCracken attorney Terry Reilly is quoted in the article about the updates to the Securities Act of 1933 that once…

SEC Adopts Changes to the Definition of “Qualified Client” Under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940

July 21, 2011

Action.  On July 12, 2011, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued an order1 which raises the…

Dodd-Frank Changes to Investment Adviser Regulation

October 18, 2010

Background.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) was signed into law by President Obama…

SEC Adopts New Form ADV, Part 2

September 24, 2010

Background.  On July 21, 2010, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) unanimously adopted changes to Form ADV,…

Municipal Advisors Must Register By October 1, 2010

September 24, 2010

Background.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) was signed into law by President Obama…

Immediate Change in Accredited Investor Requirements

July 22, 2010

On July 20, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”).  One provision…

SEC Adopts “Pay to Play” Rules

July 19, 2010

A new rule, adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Act”)…

Client Alert from the Investment Management Practice

June 20, 2008

As you have undoubtedly seen in the papers, the two Portfolio Managers (“PMs”) who ran the Bear Stearns’ hedge funds…