HEDGE FUNDS

Legal Advice offers comprehensive legal services for hedge funds. We advise not only on fund structure, formation and launch, but on all aspects of ongoing management and compliance. We provide counsel and review with regard to documents including private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, organizational documents, regulatory filings, non-disclosure agreements and administration agreements. Our regulatory expertise is not limited to USA securities requirements but to U.S. securities laws and Blue Sky issues, as well as US PATRIOT Act and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations. We advise with regard to compliance programs and their documentation and can assist clients in responding to SEC inquiries and investigations. Contact Legal Advice Office for more information.

OFFSHORE FUNDS

Legal Advice Office forms and supports a range of hedge fund and private equity fund offshore structures to help facilitate fund investments from investors located outside the USA. Our expertise includes stand-alone, parallel, mini-master and master-feeder offshore structures. Where applicable we partner with certain offshore law firms to advise on offshore fund incorporation and registration matters as well as documentation such as subscription documents, offering memorandum and investment management agreements. We also consult regarding the formation of offshore blocker corporations. Contact Logan Law Office for more information.

PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS

Legal Advice provides experienced legal counsel for private equity funds and fund managers in the USA. and offshore. Upon formation, we counsel and handle filings with regard to fund structure and incorporation, regulatory compliance matters, SEC and state investment advisor registration, and related issues including operating agreements, service agreements, solicitor/placement agent agreements and marketing documents. We support the fund operation on matters including general fund management, deployment of capital, investor disbursements, regulatory filings and fund valuation mechanisms. We assist with all aspects of wind-down, from staged withdrawal of partners to fund dissolution. We also advise with regard to related or stand-alone offshore private equity funds, including counsel with regard to the advantages of launching an offshore fund, the optimum structure for such a fund, as well as incorporation and registration through our partnership with offshore law firms. Contact Logan Law Office for more information.

INVESTMENT ADVISORS

Legal Advice Office's investment management legal services include advice and support on all aspects of an investment advisor's work. We have expertise in formation, registration and operation of investment advisors. Including advisors of hedge funds, private equity funds, offshore vehicles, special purpose vehicles (SPV) and separately managed accounts (SMA). Among other things, we offer sophisticated advice on the legal requirements of USA securities laws including the Investment Advisers Act and Investment Company Act and compliance with SEC. Our operational support to advisors is comprehensive and includes consultation, negotiation and document preparation with regard to investment management agreements, trading and market data services agreements, solicitor/placement agent agreements and fund administration agreements. Contact Logan Law Office for more information.

REAL ESTATE FUNDS

Starting a real estate fund requires maneuvering through a challenging maze of laws and regulations. A real estate fund presents a special set of questions which often involve securities, regulatory issues and taxation. Legal Advice has been involved in organizing real estate funds with a range of different structures, strategies and investment jurisdictions. We have experience with both USA. investors and non-USA. investors and also including both inbound investments as well as outbound investments. Our experience also includes the utilization of blocker entities and leveraged blocker entities which may offer tax optimization. Our real estate fund formation legal services include comprehensive start to finish advice on all aspects of launching a real estate fund. These services include counsel on structuring the private offering terms, forming the fund and related entities, preparing the fund documents and agreements, making any federal or state filings and assisting with investment advisor registration, if applicable. Contact Logan Law Office for more information.

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