Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments
Promoting Your Best Interests
Our firm provides services in hedge fund formation, venture capital transactions, private placements and public offerings. We have extensive experience representing managers of hedge and private equity funds in organizing and structuring private investment vehicles. Our broker-dealer clients range from small specialized operations to mid-sized and large, full service firms.
For our investment banking clients, we provide a full range of services that include drafting offering memoranda, SEC disclosure statements and various compliance initiatives. W&B guides fund managers through all aspects of the formation process, from creating a fund structure that is most likely to attract target investors to developing a compelling strategy description and facilitating introductions to leading administrators, auditors, brokers and marketers.
Our services include:
- Structuring and forming your hedge fund with the appropriate legal structure
- Providing advice on management structure, including master-feeder, side-by-side, umbrella, series, and hybrid funds
- Counseling on ongoing compliance under the Investment Company Act of 1940
- The Investment Advisers Act of 1940
- The Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934
- Commodity Exchange Act
- Broker-dealer/FINRA regulations and state laws affecting funds
- Drafting compliance policies
- Procedures and training programs to cover topics including codes of ethics, soft dollars, trade allocation, proxy voting, privacy policies, and safeguarding of information
- Drafting offering memoranda, partnership and operating agreements, subscription documents, and due diligence questionnaires for potential investors
- Personnel issues including employment, consulting and compensation agreements
- General advice on day-to-day issues and on marketing issues
- Monitoring changes in rules and regulations which could impact your fund
Schedule Your Appointment With Us Today
Our team has decades of experience in a wide range of legal practice area, each uniquely suited to help you achieve your corporate financial goals while doing everything reasonable to protect your interests and those of everyone involved in your enterprise. Call our team to today to get started.
Our offices can be reached at (516) 222-2230. Reach out to us for ultimate protection.