LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its annual London Investment Management Hot Topics seminar today in London. Lawyers from the firm's market-leading practice will examine the current state of the industry and address fund, tax and regulatory issues. The event is by invitation only.
Josh Dambacher and Christopher Hilditch, co-heads of SRZ's London office, will provide welcoming remarks, including a market overview and moderate a panel offering "A Market Perspective." The event also features SRZ lawyers Brian T. Daly, Nick Fagge, Anna Maleva-Otto, Jim McNally, Cathy A. Weist and Lee Smith. The speakers represent a broad range of practice areas, including hedge funds, investment management, private equity, regulatory & compliance, shareholder activism and tax.
SRZ will also welcome guest speakers, Brett Carron, co-chief operating officer and general counsel for Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP, Ben Ellenbogen, general counsel for City Financial Investment Company Limited and Jon May, general counsel and head of compliance for Marshall Wace.
Additional seminar topics include: "Taxing Carried Interest — The New Regime;" "Regulatory Outlook;" "Form ADV;" "MAR — Nine Months On;" and "Challenges Terminating Old Funds and Launching New Ones."
"We are pleased to present this strong programme, which we hope will ignite important discussions on issues impacting the investment management industry," commented Mr. Dambacher. "The recent political developments in the United Kingdom and worldwide are presenting new challenges and opportunities for private funds. At today's seminar, we will discuss the outlook for the year ahead and beyond," said Mr. Hilditch.
"We are excited to host our annual London Investment Management Hot Topics seminar. Today's speakers will provide an overview of expected areas of change and key considerations for managers," commented Alan S. Waldenberg, chair of SRZ's Executive Committee.
An innovator in the investment management industry, SRZ was named "The Leading Global Law Firm" at The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2017. SRZ is also the only firm with first-tier rankings for its hedge fund practice across all of the major ranking publications, including Chambers UK, Chambers Europe, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 United Kingdom and The Legal 500 United States.
In addition, SRZ provides clients with key resources on timely topics. The firm recently sponsored AIMA's MiFID2 — A Guide for Investment Managers and partnered with Activist Insight to publish The Activist Investing Annual Review 2017.
About Schulte Roth & Zabel
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com) is a full-service law firm with offices in London, New York and Washington, D.C. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm regularly advises clients on corporate and transactional matters and provides counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firm's practices include: bank regulatory; bankruptcy & creditors' rights litigation; broker-dealer regulatory & enforcement; business reorganization; complex commercial litigation; cybersecurity; distressed debt & claims trading; distressed investing; education law; employment & employee benefits; energy; environmental; finance; financial institutions; hedge funds; individual client services; insurance; intellectual property, sourcing & technology; investment management; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; PIPEs; private equity; real estate; real estate capital markets & REITs; real estate litigation; regulated funds; regulatory & compliance; securities & capital markets; securities enforcement; securities litigation; securitization; shareholder activism; structured finance & derivatives; tax; and white collar defense & government investigations.