Mr. Lore advises emerging fund managers throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle-East in forming and operating real estate funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and other alternative funds using varied strategies; including equity, fixed income, distressed debt, and sector funds. Mr. Lore also advises real estate funds during the soft-commitment pre-capital raising stage.
Mr. Lore has advised hundreds of investment fund managers and real estate fund sponsors on all aspects of their business, from capital raising and fund formation to implementation of their business models. His representation of a broad range of managers allows him to keep abreast of emerging trends, regulations, and key business issues in the capital raising process.
Mr. Lore is a frequent speaker at investment management events in the US and Europe, and at some of the world's leading universities. Mr. Lore is regularly called on to provide insights on emerging hedge fund and private equity legal topics to institutional investors and has been quoted in more than 100 media articles in over a dozen countries.
Prior to founding Capital Fund Law Group, Mr. Lore practiced corporate and securities law at a number of law firms, including the private securities department of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in
Mr. Rogers practices in the areas of investment fund formation, securities law, corporate law and taxation, Mr. Rogers advises clients on the structuring, formation, and compliance of hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds and other alternative investment vehicles.
Mr. Rogers also has extensive experience counseling operating companies in raising debt and equity capital through Regulation D private placement offerings in a variety of industries, including real estate, mining, lending, oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, automotive and others.
Mr. Rogers received his J.D. cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Tax and Business Law Society.
After law school, Mr. Rogers received an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University. In addition to his law degrees, Mr. Rogers holds an MBA and Masters of Professional Accountancy from Weber State University. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Rhode Island State Bar, the Massachusetts State Bar, the Utah State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.
Mr. Cotton-Betteridge provides legal representation to alternative pooled investment funds including debt and equity real estate funds, qualified opportunity zone funds, hedge funds, domestic and offshore funds, and commodity funds.
Mr. Cotton-Betteridge advises clients on investment fund formation and conversion issues and matters concerning business, corporate and partnership law. Mr. Cotton-Betteridge advises both emerging and existing fund managers in their various stages of growth and expansion. In addition to his legal career, he has experience as general counsel and manager of a private equity real estate fund and is a registered real estate agent.
Mr. Cotton-Betteridge received his J.D. degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 2016 and a BS degree in Communications and Writing from the University of Utah in 2013 where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Mr. Cotton-Betteridge is a member of the New Mexico State Bar and a pending member of the District of Columbia Bar. Additionally, he is a current Business Law member of the American Bar Association and a committee member of each of the Securities and Regulation, Taxation, Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds, LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities, Corporate Governance, Real Estate Financing, Securities, Capital Markets and Derivatives, and Federal Regulation of Securities committees.
Ms. Tian practices in a wide spectrum of corporate and securities law matters, with a focus on private equity, venture capital, and hedge fund formation. Ms. Tian has experience assisting start-up funds, catering to the emerging fund manager.
Additionally, she has extensive experience in representing large funds affiliated with top Wall Street financial institutions. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tian was associated with a leading U.S. based Chinese firm, where she worked on several significant cross-border transactions. Ms. Tian received an LL.M. from Vanderbilt University Law School and an LL.B. from China University of Political Science and Law where she graduated with honors.
Ms. Tian is a member of the New York State Bar and is an active member of the New York City Bar Association. In addition, she is authorized to practice law in mainland China and is an active member of the Asian Americans Bar Association. Ms. Tian is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.