December 1, 2015

A Hedge Fund Attorney’s Perspective on the Process of Starting a Fund

The process for starting a hedge fund involves much more than a hedge fund attorney drafting the disclosure documents and preparing regulatory filings.  Drafting the documents is only one component of a comprehensive fund formation process.  A common mistake we see is hedge funds that are […]
April 5, 2015

Hedge Fund Attorney

A team of experienced and committed hedge fund lawyers play a vital role in guiding hedge fund managers through their various responsibilities and helping managers avoid devastating mistakes.

Choosing the right legal team can mean the difference between an emerging hedge fund’s success or failure.

April 4, 2015

Hedge Fund Prime Broker/Custodian

A prime broker is a central broker through whom the fund executes most or all of its trades and who typically acts as custodian to the fund’s assets. When the hedge fund executes trades through other brokers, the prime broker works with the executing brokers to settle and transfer all assets through the prime broker.

April 3, 2015

Hedge Fund Documents

Your hedge fund attorney will prepare five core documents, which are necessary to launch the fund:

(i) a private placement memorandum, (ii) limited partnership agreement, (iii) subscription agreement, (iv) investment management agreement, and (v) management company operating agreement.