We have extensive experience representing hedge and private equity funds in organizing and structuring private investment vehicles in both the U.S. and off-shore jurisdictions.
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, announced today the appointment of Simon Riveles, Principal of Riveles Law Group, as Chairman of its Regulatory & Government Advisory Board.
The HFA is an international not-for-profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development, and trust in alternative investments. Membership in the HFA includes hedge fund firms; global financial institutions with hedge fund offerings including private banks, asset management firms, and broker dealers; investors including funds of hedge funds, family offices, pension funds, and foundations; and service providers including prime brokers, administrators, custodians, auditors, lawyers, risk managers, technologists and third party marketers.
Simon Riveles is the principal of Riveles Law Group. The firm specializes in structuring and advising hedge and private equity funds, both on and offshore. The firm works with managers pursuing diverse investment strategies including equities, options, futures, forex, real estate, and credit. The firm also assists investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, future commission merchants and retail foreign exchange dealers in all aspects of registration with regulatory authorities at the state, SEC and CFTC levels. The firm counsels clients on all aspects of the changing regulatory landscape affecting private funds and their managers.
On being appointed, Mr. Riveles commented that he is “eager to advocate on behalf of smaller and emerging managers, particularly at a time when the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering raising the income and net worth standards under the “accredited investor” test.
About Riveles Law Group:
We advise clients on a broad range of investment management, securities law and corporate matters. We have extensive experience representing hedge and private equity funds in organizing and structuring private investment vehicles in both the U.S. and off-shore jurisdictions. Our clients also include SEC and state registered investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, broker dealers, introducing brokers, and exempt reporting advisers. The firm takes a holistic approach to fund formation taking a range of variables, including investor profile, strategy focus, liquidity expectations, tax and regulatory compliance issues into consideration to collaboratively work with each manager to determine optimal fund structure.
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