Christian Gloger focuses his practice on the formation and operations of U.S. and international private equity, credit, real estate, hedge and hybrid funds. He also advises clients on structuring investment management businesses, including seed capital transactions, compensation arrangements, SEC registration and ongoing regulatory advice. Many of his clients are non-U.S. investment managers that raise capital in the United States or have U.S. operations.



Christian was recognized as a leading practitioner in Legal Media Group’s Banking, Finance and Transactional Law Expert Guide (Investment Funds category – United States) in 2019 and in its Expert Guide to Rising Stars (Investment Funds category – United States) from 2015-2018. He has also been named a “Rising Star” by IFLR1000 since 2014.


New York University (LL.M., 2009)

University of Freiburg (PhD in law, 2005)

University of Freiburg (M.A., 2002)

University of Grenoble (Diplôme d’Administration et Politique Internationales, 1997)

Bar Admissions

New York



German, English & Portuguese (Fluent)

French (Advanced)

Spanish (Reading only)

Speaking Engagements

International Law & Business: U.S. Securities Law

Guest Lecturer, Swiss Business School, December 2019

Legal Risks and Cautionary Tales for Service Providers

Speaker, Hedge Fund Round Table, September 2019

Recent Trends in Enforcement Actions Against Private Fund Advisers

Co-Presenter, 10th Annual Private Investment Funds Tax & Accounting Master Class, May 2019


Start-Up / Venture Capital August Newsletter

Beiten Burkhardt Newsletter, August 2019 (co-author)

Application of the EU Investment Fund Manager Directive for Non-U.S. Manager

Hedge Fund Law Report, May 2013 (co-author)

Shareholders’ Liability for Extinguishing the Corporate Entity and Undercapitalization

ZInsO, 2008 (publication in German) (co-author)

The New Shareholders’ Liability for Extinguishing the Corporate Entity under German Limited Company Law and Comparison to UK Law

DStR, 2008 p. 1141-1146 (Part I) and p. 1194-1197 (Part II) (publication in German) (co-author)

Special Aspects of Shareholders’ Liability of a Limited Company (Ltd.) in Brazilian Consumer Law

Revista do Direito do Consumidor, 2005 (publication in Portuguese)

Special Aspects of Shareholders’ Liability of a Limited Company (Ltd.) in Brazilian Consumer Law, Jayme, Erik/Schindler, Christian (Hrsg.)

Portugiesisch — Weltsprache des Rechts, Aachen: Shaker Verlag GmbH, 2004 (publication in German)

Brazil’s Political Landscape After the Elections: Election Results between Changes and Continuity

Lateinamerika Analysen, No. 4, 2003 (publication in German)

Presidential Pre-elections in Brazil

rennpunkt Lateinamerika, No. 08-02, 2002 (publication in German)


CFTC Proposes Rule Amendments to Expand Exemptions for Non-U.S. Commodity Pool Operators

June 9, 2020

On May 28, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) approved proposed amendments to CFTC Regulation 3.10(c), which currently provides a jurisdictional based registration exemption for non-U.S. commodity pool operators (“CPOs”) that operate non-U.S. funds with non-U.S. investors (the “Proposed Amendments”). Historically, the CPO registration exemption available under Regulation 3.10(c)(3) has presented challenges for non-U.S.…