Proskauer Adds E.U. Regulatory Expert to Its Growing London-Based Funds Group

Proskauer has hired Kirsten Lapham, who specializes in regulatory issues in the asset management industry, to bolster its private funds group in London. Lapham advises hedge funds, private equity funds, Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities management companies and other private fund managers, with a particular focus on regulatory issues arising under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. Her work includes helping private fund managers navigate the rules across jurisdictions, establish E.U. presences, manage regulatory concerns that affect transactions, plan Brexit contingencies and negotiate counterparty documentation requirements. See “KPMG Reports on AIFMD’s Efficacy Five Years After Implementation” (May 30, 2019); and “Challenges and Solutions in Managing Global Compliance Programs” (Oct. 5, 2017).

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