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Kleinberg Kaplan Expands Hedge Fund Practice with Addition of Partner Joseph Iskowitz

Firm News | August 5, 2014

Joseph Iskowitz has joined Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen. P.C., as a partner in the hedge fund practice. He previously was a partner in the New York office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.

Joe focuses his practice on the formation and structuring of domestic and offshore investment funds, including hedge funds and private equity funds. He advises funds on operational, securities, corporate and compliance issues. Joe also represents fund managers, investors and third-party marketers of private investment pools.

Joe structures and negotiates seed arrangements and joint ventures between multiple investment managers. He counsels investment managers on a range of regulatory and compliance matters including registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC); continuing compliance with SEC, CFTC and other regulatory agencies; and the creation and implementation of codes of ethics and compliance manuals.

Joe received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for three years. He obtained a B.A. from Ner Israel Rabbinical College.