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Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Christian Gloger and Associate Mike Yi Published in Westlaw Today

A recent client alert written by Kleinberg Kaplan partner Christian Gloger and associate Mike Yi was republished by Westlaw Today. The article, “Private Credit Funds – Structures and Recent Trends,” compares closed-end and open-end credit fund terms and structuring alternatives, as well as overall credit fund space developments. The article was included as part of Westlaw’s June…

Firm News | July 5, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds

Private Credit Funds – Structures and Recent Trends

In recent years, the alternative investment space has grown in size and significance as a result of a period of low interest rates, favorable monetary policy and financial conditions. The hunt for yield and diversification provided further comfort to institutional investors seeking to gain exposure to this burgeoning industry. In particular, buyout1 and infrastructure2 focused…

Client Alerts | June 22, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Jared Gianatasio quoted in Bloomberg Law on the SEC’s Lawsuits against Binance and Coinbase

Kleinberg Kaplan partner Jared Gianatasio was quoted in Bloomberg Law article, “Lawyers Cash In on Binance, Coinbase ‘Ultimate Fight’ With SEC.” The article covers the legal teams representing both Binance and Coinbase and what lies ahead for the firms and crypto industry at-large as the alleged securities law violations are addressed. In the article, Jared…

Firm News | June 15, 2023 | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Latest Edition of The Legal 500: United States

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was recognized in the latest edition of The Legal 500: United States for its Hedge Funds and Investor Activism practices. The Hedge Funds practice was praised for its “thorough and practical advice, efficiency in getting projects done, and competitive rates.” As one client stated, “KKWC has been demonstrating an outstanding ability to…

Firm News | June 14, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism

Private Fund Managers Must Prepare For Greater Scrutiny and Transparency Regarding Affiliated Service Provider Arrangements

Proposed SEC Rule and Examination Priorities Target “Problematic Compensation Schemes” and “Opaque Reporting Practices” Private fund managers – especially managers of real estate, private equity, and private credit funds – have increasingly used affiliated service providers to perform various tasks for their funds or portfolio companies. Such tasks include asset-level due diligence, loan servicing, property…

Client Alerts | June 13, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Chambers USA 2023

Firm ranked in Hedge Funds category; four partners individually honored New York, June 1, 2023 — Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers USA 2023 as a leading firm. The firm was again included in the “Hedge Funds (USA – Nationwide)” category, and four Kleinberg Kaplan partners were individually highlighted in the “Hedge…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | June 1, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Matthew Gold quoted in Blockworks on the viability of an FTX reboot

Kleinberg Kaplan partner Matthew Gold was recently quoted in an article in Blockworks titled, “What an FTX Reboot Could Look Like — And Is It Even Viable?” The article covers how realistic it is for FTX to reboot after the company’s new CEO, John J. Ray III, said he was looking into restarting the exchange. Matt addresses the issues that…

Firm News | May 25, 2023 | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

MOAC Trial: Supreme Court Enhances Appellate Jurisdiction over Appeals from Bankruptcy Sale Orders

The Supreme Court has again entered the insolvency arena, handing down a decision regarding the jurisdiction of courts hearing appeals of bankruptcy sale orders. The decision, MOAC Mall Holdings LLC v. Transform Holdco LLC, clarifies the circumstances under which Bankruptcy Code section 363(m) can statutorily moot an appeal of a sale order in a way…

Client Alerts | May 3, 2023 | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation

NFA Adopts Compliance Rule for Spot Digital Asset Commodity Activity

On March 29, 2023, the National Futures Association (“NFA”) announced the adoption of Compliance Rule 2-51: Requirements for Members and Associates Engaged in Activities Involving Digital Asset Commodities (the “New Rule”),1 which will implement anti-fraud, trading, and supervisory requirements for member firms, including firms registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as commodity pool operators…

Client Alerts | April 3, 2023 | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds