The SEC’s Proposed Rule on Registered Funds’ Use of Derivatives Explored

Broadcast Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Georgia Bullitt
Aaron Schlaphoff


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Kirkland & Ellis is a global leader in providing sophisticated advice to investment fund sponsors and select institutional investors with respect to all alternative investment strategies. With some of the largest and most active clients in the industry, Kirkland is uniquely positioned to provide market intelligence and cutting-edge solutions to address the spectrum of legal, regulatory, compliance, and tax issues that arise in structuring and maintaining alternative assets. In the past three years alone, Kirkland has advised more than 280 private investment fund sponsors, raising more than 380  funds representing more than $305  billion of capital commitments.