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Introduction to Investment Management Concepts

Speaker(s): Tram N. Nguyen, Yousuf I. Dhamee
Recorded on: Sep. 15, 2016
PLI Program #: 193452

Tram N. Nguyen is a partner in the Investment Management practice of Paul Hastings. Ms. Nguyen represents hedge funds, private equity funds, and other private funds on all aspects of fund formation, fund structuring and capital raising. She has experience representing asset managers in structuring hedge fund-linked notes and customized single-investor funds. Ms. Nguyen also advises financial institutions and investment advisers on U.S. regulatory requirements, including registration and reporting requirements.  Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Nguyen was a partner at a U.S. firm and was the Branch Chief of the Private  Funds Branch at the SEC Division of Investment Management in Washington, D.C. At the SEC, she worked on developing and implementing rules for hedge fund and private equity fund advisers under the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act.

Yousuf Dhamee is a partner in the Investment Management practice at Paul Hastings and based in the firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Dhamee represents investment advisers in connection with the structuring and distribution of investment funds, including hedge funds, registered funds, private equity funds, and customized investment products. He has experience representing sovereign wealth funds, institutional advisers, and tax-exempt institutions seeking to invest in private funds.

Mr. Dhamee also advises clients on the establishment and operation of investment adviser businesses and provides ongoing regulatory advice related to these entities. His practice includes structuring incentive compensation and equity ownership arrangements for principals of investment management firms.

Mr. Dhamee has previously worked as a director in the general counsel's office of a registered investment adviser of hedge funds, debt funds and issuers of CDOs. Before and after joining the general counsel’s office, Mr. Dhamee practiced with international law firms in New York City and Los Angeles.

Practice Areas


  • California Bar
  • New York Bar


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Brown University, B.A., 1996