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Hedge Fund Regulation (Second Edition)

Author(s): Scott J. Lederman
Practice Area: Banking and finance, Financial products, Hedge funds, Investment fund management, Securities and other financial products
Published: Nov 2012
Supplement Date: Jul 2021 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402419003
PLI Item #: 42542

Covering one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing sectors of the asset management industry, Hedge Fund Regulation, is designed to provide comprehensive understanding of hedge funds, from their history and investment strategies to the legal and compliance considerations affecting their structuring, management and market activities. It provides a single source that examines all aspects of these innovative investment vehicles and addresses current regulatory concerns that impact hedge funds, their managers and investors. Updated regularly to keep current with regulatory and enforcement developments, the book is designed to guide practitioners in:

  • Structuring hedge funds, including fund complexes that combine domestic and offshore fund structures
  • Raising capital and marketing funds and their managers in accordance with Regulations D and S and other applicable securities and commodities rules
  • Complying with anti-money laundering and privacy regulations
  • Evaluating the opportunities and challenges in operating registered hedge fund products and alternative mutual funds
  • Organizing a hedge fund manager and implementing a comprehensive compliance regime
  • Understanding unique considerations regarding highly regulated investors including pensions, banks and insurance companies
  • Managing investment portfolios and the trading of securities, futures and derivatives
  • Adhering to reporting obligations with the SEC, CFTC, and other regulatory agencies
Providing crucial insight into a wide range of legal and regulatory considerations that are becoming increasingly complex, Hedge Fund Regulation is a valuable resource for attorneys and market participants.
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Scott J. Lederman is a partner at Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P., a firm specializing in creating and managing investment programs utilizing alternative investment strategies for marketable securities. Prior to joining Grosvenor in 1998, Mr. Lederman was, over five years, successively the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund manager in Stamford, Connecticut. Mr. Lederman has practiced law since June 1982 and, before joining SAC, was a partner in the Chicago law firm of Coffield Ungaretti & Harris which he joined in 1988. He received a J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago in 1982, and an M.B.A. in Finance and a B.S. magna cum laude in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1979 and 1978, respectively. Mr. Lederman is a member of the Illinois and New York bar.