Joseph Iskowitz forms and represents domestic and offshore investment funds, including private equity and hedge funds. He also counsels fund managers, investors and third-party marketers of private investment pools.



Joseph assists clients with structuring joint ventures between multiple investment managers, seeding arrangements, registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and continuing compliance with SEC and the CFTC regulations.

Joseph advises private investment funds and their managers on securities and futures regulatory matters arising under the Securities Act, the Securities Exchange Act, the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.


Columbia Law School (J.D., 2001)

Ner Israel Rabbinical College (B.A., 1997)

Bar Admissions

2002, New York


TALF 2.0: Fed Revives Term Asset-Backed Loan Facility

April 1, 2020

On March 23, 2020, the Federal Reserve Board (the “Fed”) authorized the revival of its Term Asset-Backed Loan Facility (“TALF 2.0”) previously established following the 2008 financial crisis. TALF 2.0 is a credit facility intended to support the asset-backed securities (“ABS”) markets for consumers and businesses by creating a new source of stable funding for investors…

Amendments to Form ADV and Investment Advisers Act Rules

September 29, 2016,

On August 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC“) adopted amendments to Form ADV and to certain rules promulgated under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act“).[1] The effective date of these amendments is October 31, 2016, but the compliance date is not until October 1, 2017, and many…