Akin Gump has appointed investment management specialist Brian T Daly as a partner in the firm’s New York office.
Daly advises hedge, private equity and real estate fund managers on regulatory, compliance and operational matters and has Extensive experience designing and improving compliance processes and organisational systems.
He also has extensive experience helping clients navigate their regulatory compliance obligations under the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the National Futures Association (NFA).
Daly also regularly represents clients in regulatory examinations, enforcement actions, trading inquiries and in seeking no-action or similar relief. Having spent nearly a decade in-house as general counsel and chief compliance officer at several global investment management firms, he is well versed in the wide range of legal and business challenges facing investment advisers, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors.