Practice Areas

Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate

  • Joint ventures, venture capital investments, and private M&A transactions.
  • Including related matters such as:
    • — angel, seed and preferred stage investments
    • — convertible note investments
    • — warrants, options and employment agreements
    • — shareholder agreements and exit mechanisms
    • — transitional services, licensing and marketing agreements
    • — effective, practical due diligence
    • — social impact and purpose-driven investing

Private Investment Funds

  • Organizing private investment partnerships and other pooled investment vehicles, including in non-US jurisdictions
  • Representing purchasers of private fund interests.
  • Structuring the general partner or management company, including governance, sharing, transfers, carried interest and vesting.
  • Drafting investment management agreements, administration agreements, custody agreements, and related matters.
  • Providing services to portfolio companies

Emerging Markets and Offshore Jurisdictions

Our work has involved representing clients on transactions in India, Bangladesh, Mexico, Colombia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Morocco, and Central Europe, including equity investments, joint ventures, fund structuring, foreign investment rules, local corporate law, and stock exchange matters.  We represent clients based in the United States as well as United Kingdom, Central Europe, and Latin America.


Regulatory

We advise registered investment advisers and private issuers on compliance with the US Investment Advisers Act, US Investment Company Act, US Securities Act, and related investment regulatory statutes and regulations.  We also advise clients in the United States and Europe extensively on matters relating to data and privacy regulations including in relation to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).