Alston & Bird LLP is a full-service law firm with 800 attorneys providing a full range of services to domestic and international clients. Our alternative investment group is experienced in the structuring, formation and management of hedge funds, publicly-offered and privately placed commodity pools, and private equity funds. We represent a broad range of clients employing a wide variety of alternative investment strategies, from institutional asset managers, established fund managers and managers just entering the business. The firm has been ranked on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 12 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States.
Barron’s (www.barrons.com) is America’s premier financial magazine, renowned for its market-moving stories. Published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921, it reaches an influential audience of senior corporate decision makers, institutional investors, affluent individual investors and financial professionals. With new content available every week in print and every business day online, Barron’s provides readers with a comprehensive review of the market’s recent activity, coupled with in-depth, sophisticated reports on what’s likely to happen in the market in the days and weeks to come. As a result, Barron’s is the financial information source these powerful people rely on for market information, ideas and insights they can use to increase their professional success and enhance their personal, financial well-being.
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is a nationally recognized full-service law firm with close to 300 attorneys and offices in New York, New Jersey and California. Our Investment Management Group provides a full range of legal services to the world’s leading funds and other pooled investment vehicles, as well as to their investment advisers and investors. Our worldwide clients include more than 200 domestic and international investment funds, with assets under management ranging from $100 million to more than $25 billion. Our commitment to our clients is demonstrated through our client-centered, service-oriented culture. Regardless of the transaction or matter, understanding our clients' needs and helping them to achieve successful outcomes are at the core of what we do.
Sidley Austin LLP serves virtually every type of private investment fund and investment manager, as well as many other market participants. The group has more than 120 corporate, securities and derivatives lawyers dedicated to investment fund, investment management and derivatives work worldwide, with lawyers practicing in New York, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sidley was named “Best North American Law Firm” in the 2011 Hedgeweek Awards and received first-tier national rankings for its Private Funds / Hedge Funds, Derivatives & Futures and Mutual Funds Practices in the 2010 U.S.News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. Sidley was also named the 2009 “Best Onshore Law Firm” in Hedge Fund Manager Week’s U.S. Service Provider Awards. Additionally, Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine ranked Sidley as the number one “onshore” (U.S.) hedge fund law firm in 2006 and 2007 and second overall in 2008 and 2009 in the Alpha Awards™ for hedge fund legal service providers.
Treliant Risk Advisors is a multi-disciplinary compliance, risk management, and strategic advisory firm for the financial services industry. Treliant provides services to a full range of domestic and international capital markets clients, banks, and other financial services companies. With a strong team of highly experienced executives who have held senior positions in Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, and regulatory agencies, Treliant specializes in addressing regulatory, operational, and compliance issues and assists clients in meeting the standard of industry best practices in an increasingly complex regulatory environment. We serve clients globally from our headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in New York and Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.treliant.com.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) is the integrated regulator of the financial services sector in Bermuda.
Established under the Bermuda Monetary Authority Act 1969, the BMA supervises, regulates and inspects financial institutions operating in or from within the jurisdiction. It also issues Bermuda’s national currency; manages exchange control transactions; assists other authorities in Bermuda with the detection and prevention of financial crime; and advises the Government and public bodies on banking and other financial and monetary matters.
The Authority develops risk-based financial regulations that it applies to the supervision of Bermuda’s banks, trust companies, investment businesses and insurance companies. It also regulates the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Details of the Authority’s regulatory approach and of the standards and requirements of its different regulatory regimes can be found in the relevant sections of this website.
In addition, as required by the relevant financial services legislation, the Authority provides specific reports on its activities to the Minister of Finance on an annual basis. In carrying out its role, the Authority both follows and helps to set international best practice.
With more than 50 years of experience serving the financial services community, our alternative investment practice works with hedge funds/investment partnerships, fund of funds, investment advisors, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants and private equity groups. We specialize in addressing the complex operational, financial reporting and compliance issues facing the industry. Some of the services we provide include financial statement audit, tax structuring and risk management. This commitment to your success is available through practice hubs in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and the Cayman Islands.
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Meridian is an independent, owner-managed fund administration company with offices in Bermuda, New York, Halifax, Boston, and the Cayman Islands. Our goal is efficiency and accuracy in the delivery of high-quality services to our clients. Recognizing that technology is an essential component of our first-class client service model, we provide a full range of services utilizing traditional and proprietary technology solutions to funds employing a wide array of strategies established in a broad range of jurisdictions. We provide highly competitive compensation and exceptional working conditions, and have built an experienced team of employees with an enviable staff retention record.
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 114,500 members in 137 countries and territories, including 106,500 CFA charterholders, and 138 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.