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  • From Vol. 11 No.44 (Nov. 8, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Trends in the Use of Subscription Credit Facilities

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a complimentary webinar discussing key considerations and prevailing trends in the use of subscription credit facilities by private fund managers. The webinar, entitled “Pros, Cons and Trends in the Use of Subscription Credit Facilities,” will be moderated by Rorie Norton of The Hedge Fund Law Report and will feature Thomas Draper, partner at Foley Hoag, and Michael Mascia, partner at Cadwalader. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 11 No.43 (Nov. 1, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Recent Trends in SEC Examinations of Private Fund Managers

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a complimentary webinar discussing how examiners from the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) are currently approaching examinations of private fund managers, as well as OCIE’s key areas of focus during these exams. The webinar, entitled “Recent Trends in SEC Examinations of Private Fund Managers,” will be moderated by Kara Bingham, Senior Editor of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Andrew M. Calamari, partner at Finn Dixon & Herling and former Director of the SEC’s New York Regional Office; Patricia A. Poglinco, partner at Seward & Kissel; and Joel A. Wattenbarger, partner at Ropes & Gray. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 11 No.25 (Jun. 21, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Employment-Related Issues Faced by Private Fund Managers

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EDT for a complimentary webinar, entitled “How Fund Managers Should Respond to Recent Trends & Developments in Employment Law.” In addition to discussing current trends and developments in employment law, the program will tackle various pressing employment topics, such as sexual harassment in the workplace, including the #MeToo movement and associated legislation; pay equity and related lawsuits in the private funds industry; developments in arbitration and what they mean for fund managers; the Trump NLRB and its implications for the private funds industry; bans on requesting salary history information; and family-, sick- and safe-leave requirements. In this webinar, Robin L. Barton, Senior Reporter at The Hedge Fund Law Report, will host a one-on-one discussion with Richard J. Rabin, partner at Akin Gump and head of the New York office’s labor and employment group. There will also be time reserved to answer questions from attendees. CLE credit is available in NY, NJ, CA and TX. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 11 No.20 (May 17, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Financing Options Available to Private Funds

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, for a complimentary webinar entitled “An Introduction to Fund Finance Structures.” The panelists will discuss the main features of the key financing options available to private funds, as well as recent developments in the fund finance market. The webinar will be moderated by Kara Bingham, Associate Editor of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Jeff Johnston, managing director at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC; Fabien Carruzzo, partner at Kramer Levin; and Matthew K. Kerfoot, partner at Dechert. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 11 No.14 (Apr. 5, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Regulatory Considerations of Private Funds Investing in Cryptocurrencies

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for a complimentary webinar discussing some of the emerging regulatory trends concerning cryptocurrencies, including the role of gatekeeper being played by the SEC and the challenges in applying regulations that were designed for more traditional asset classes to cryptocurrencies. The webinar, entitled “Cryptocurrency and Private Funds: What Investors and Managers Need to Know About Emerging Regulatory Trends,” will be moderated by William V. de Cordova, Editor-in-Chief of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Karl Cole-Frieman, founding partner of Cole-Frieman & Mallon, and Lee Schneider, partner at McDermott Will & Emery. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 11 No.13 (Mar. 29, 2018)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore Regulatory Considerations of Private Funds Investing in Cryptocurrencies

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for a complimentary webinar discussing some of the emerging regulatory trends concerning cryptocurrencies, including the role of gatekeeper being played by the SEC and the challenges in applying regulations that were designed for more traditional asset classes to cryptocurrencies. The webinar, entitled “Cryptocurrency and Private Funds: What Investors and Managers Need to Know About Emerging Regulatory Trends,” will be moderated by William V. de Cordova, Editor-in-Chief of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Karl Cole-Frieman, founding partner of Cole-Frieman & Mallon, and Lee Schneider, partner at McDermott Will & Emery. To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • From Vol. 10 No.44 (Nov. 9, 2017)

    Upcoming HFLR Panel Discussion to Explore Best Practices for Fund Managers to Mitigate Insider Trading Risk

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report and MoloLamken on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. EST, for a panel discussion regarding the latest developments in insider trading law, such as the rulings in U.S. v. Newman, Salman v. U.S. and U.S. v. Martoma, and the potential implications for funds, including adjustments that fund managers should consider making to their policies and procedures. This presentation will explore ways for advisers to manage risks associated with expert networks, political intelligence firms and third-party consultants. The program, entitled “Mitigating Insider Trading Risk,” will be moderated by William V. de Cordova, Editor-in-Chief of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Brian Guzman, general counsel of Indus Capital Partners; Katherine Goldstein, partner at Milbank; Brendan Kalb, managing director and general counsel at AQR Capital Management; and Justin Shur, partner at MoloLamken. The panel discussion will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel on 57th Street in New York and will be followed by a networking reception. Space at the program is limited; please contact events@mololamken.com to reserve a spot by November 10, 2017.

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  • From Vol. 10 No.43 (Nov. 2, 2017)

    Upcoming HFLR Webinar to Explore How Advisers Can Avoid Common Deficiencies Under the Advertising Rule

    Please join The Hedge Fund Law Report on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. EST, for a complimentary webinar discussing how advisers can avoid common deficiencies in their marketing materials and advertising practices under Rule 206(4)-1 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, commonly referred to as the “Advertising Rule.” This presentation will offer a detailed review of the advertising deficiencies identified in the September 2017 Risk Alert issued by the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, discuss how advisers can avoid these sorts of deficiencies in their own marketing materials and build on the topics discussed in our recent three-part advertising compliance series: “Ten Best Practices for a Fund Manager to Streamline Its Compliance Review” (Sep. 14, 2017); “Five High-Risk Areas for a Fund Manager to Focus on When Reviewing Marketing Materials” (Sep. 21, 2017); and “Six Methods for a Fund Manager to Test Its Advertising Review Procedures” (Sep. 28, 2017). The webinar, entitled “How Advisers Can Avoid Common Deficiencies Under the Advertising Rule,” will be moderated by Kara Bingham, Associate Editor of The Hedge Fund Law Report, and will feature Christine M. Lombardo, partner at Morgan Lewis; Richard F. Kerr, partner at K&L Gates; and Todd Kaplan, founder and principal of Cloudbreak Compliance Group. To register for the webinar, click here.

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