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Crawford Lake Capital Management appoints General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer


Crawford Lake Capital Management (Crawford Lake), a private investment management firm that specialises in trading-oriented long/short equity strategies, has appointed Dov Lando as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.

Lando joins from MKP Capital Management where he spent six years as General Counsel with responsibility for managing global legal and compliance operations. At Crawford Lake, Lando will oversee all legal, regulatory and compliance matters, while also working with the firm’s executive committee on strategic initiatives.
 
“Dov is the perfect person to lead Crawford Lake’s legal and compliance functions as we continue to grow and evolve,” says Jeff Schachter, President and Chief Operating Officer. “His experience building and managing teams that have served the needs of respected institutions is extremely complementary to our go-forward vision. We are very pleased to have an individual of Dov’s calibre joining our firm.”
 
Prior to his six years at MKP Capital, Lando was General Counsel at Arden Asset Management, and before that he was Assistant General Counsel at American International Group (AIG). He began his career at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he advised a diverse client base on various hedge fund and investment management issues.
 
“It is very exciting to be joining Crawford Lake after seeing the firm’s impressive growth over the past few years,” says Lando. “I appreciate the confidence that Isaac, Jack and Jeff have placed in me. They have built a tremendous firm with a differentiated investment philosophy and platform, and I am proud to be joining the team.”
 
In his newly created role, Lando will report to Schachter. His appointment is effective immediately.

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