AIMA Webinar: Private Fund Focus on Regulatory Trends, Compliance Practices, and SEC Initiatives


This workshop will focus private fund managers on the regulatory trends and compliance practices in a continuously evolving regulatory environment. Discussions will include conflicts of interest, fees and expenses, performance marketing, and annual reviews in light of the current SEC initiatives and compliance practices utilized by hedge funds, private equity funds, and alternative investment fund managers.

Beth R. Kramer, Partner, Fund Formation & Investment Management Practice, Winston & Strawn LLP

Beth Kramer has extensive experience in advising investment advisers on the formation and ongoing management of funds and on the regulatory and compliance aspects of their businesses. She counsels investment companies, private funds and separately managed accounts on structuring, organization, distribution, and SEC regulatory and compliance issues, including responses to SEC examinations. She also regularly advises on the creation of disclosure documents for private funds, drafting of investment management products, and evaluating fund documents for institutional investors and family offices seeking alternative investments.

Scott W. Naidech, Partner, Fund Formation & Investment Management Practice, Winston & Strawn LLP

Scott Naidech has extensive experience representing U.S. and non-U.S. private fund sponsors in the structuring, establishment, and operation of their funds. He has formed buyout, growth capital, energy and infrastructure, real estate, and venture capital funds ranging in size from $50 million to over $15 billion of committed capital. His clients include investment advisers and alternative asset managers based in the U.S. and across the globe, including Latin America and other emerging markets. He also regularly represents institutional investors and family offices on their investments in private funds, and asset managers and investment advisers on their regulatory and compliance needs.

Matthew B. Siano, General Counsel, Two Sigma Investments, LP

Matthew B. Siano, Esq. is Managing Director, General Counsel of Two Sigma Investments, LP, Two Sigma Advisers, LP and Two Sigma Investor Solutions, LP, a trio of global investment managers specializing in quantitative investing across a broad range of asset classes, as well as their other U.S and non-U.S. affiliates.  Two Sigma and its various affiliates currently manage numerous hedge funds, private investment pools, registered funds and managed accounts with over $48 billion in assets under management.  As Two Sigma’s General Counsel, Mr. Siano is responsible for the firm’s legal, regulatory and compliance matters and is the head of both their legal and compliance departments.  Mr. Siano joined Two Sigma in July 2004.

CLE Credits:
1.5 New York transitional/non-transitional CLE credits available to program participants.

You are welcome to submit questions before, as well as during, to ensure that this session is as informative as possible.


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