The investment management industry currently faces unprecedented regulatory change on a global basis. No other law firm is better placed to address these challenges for investment management clients on a global basis than Clifford Chance.
The industry includes a wide range of participants, from corporates, financial institutions, and sovereign wealth funds to partnerships and individuals, each managing very different and often diverse assets in accordance with very different strategies. The needs of a global private equity fund, for instance, are very different from those of an start-up hedge fund manager.
However, both face the same demand for superior performance from their investors. Coupled with the new global appetite for increased regulation, an investment manager's job is harder than ever.
Our understanding of every sector of the investment management industry, coupled with our global network of expertise, allows us to tailor our advice to a client's exact needs while accessing the very latest market thinking and advice from around the world.
We advise on fund formation, business establishment, licensing, tax, transactional and M&A, and litigation and dispute resolution. We also advise on regulation affecting the investment management industry, including on all up-to-the-minute developments. With experienced lawyers in over 20 offices around the world, we can offer global or local advice as you require.
Our clients include the world's leading asset management companies, alternative investment funds, private equity funds, insurance companies and private banking businesses. They range in size from household names with a five-continent footprint to start-up or spin-off funds.
With more change on the horizon for the investment management industry, it is now more essential than ever that industry players select advice from those that specialise in their sector. Our lawyers focus only on investment management law, and have the industry knowledge to address your immediate needs – and to help predict your next challenge. We provide the legal innovation you can't live without.