Malik Law Group

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U.S. Hedge Funds and Investment Funds

Malik Law Group’s services regarding U.S. hedge funds / investment funds include:

Ascertaining whether a private investment fund suits the manager’s and their prospective investors’ needs

Determining the proper jurisdiction and organizing the legal entities of U.S. Hedge Funds

Preparing the fund’s organizational and offering documents, including operating agreements, limited partnership agreements, private placement memoranda, and subscription documents

Filing all documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. state securities divisions in accordance with Rule 506 or other private offering exemptions, including Form D and related “blue sky” filings

Tailoring the fund to a manager’s proprietary investment program, including specific strategies, markets, and asset classes

Assisting the manager in concluding agreements with brokers, administrators, custodians, and other service providers

Ensuring the fund meets investors’ needs and addresses their concerns

Handling the fund’s ongoing regulatory and legal compliance

Adapting the fund’s structure or terms to address changing conditions

Drafting side letter agreements or amending documents to accommodate strategic investors

For investors, conducting thorough due diligence on private offerings and their management

In summary, Malik Law Group provides comprehensive legal support to the manager during their fund’s set-up and launch process and ongoing compliance and regulatory support thereafter.

Organization of U.S. investment partnerships and related structures (collectively, “funds”) across multiple U.S. jurisdictions, with assets under management ranging from less than US$10 million to over US$8 billion;

Experience with funds whose investment strategies include, but are not limited to: Long/short equity, Long-only equity, Short-Bias, Global Macro, Sector-Focused, Multi-Strategy, Event Driven Arbitrage, Emerging Markets, Small Cap, Futures and Commodities, Options, Spot Forex, and Fund of Funds;

Accommodation of the needs of funds with unique “friends and family” investors;

Creation of funds with separate classes of interests and varying fees and other material terms; and

Assistance with retaining administrators, brokers, custodians, and other 3rd party service providers.