Proactive regulatory and compliance advice is core to our client approach. By immersing ourselves in the day-to-day operations of our clients' businesses, we provide ongoing, actionable, and effective compliance solutions. We are in the trenches with the GCs, CCOs, COOs, and CFOs, making their priorities our priorities.
We firmly believe that careful planning can avert potential problems that could distract our clients from managing their businesses, or even lead to regulatory or enforcement action.
We anticipate changes in regulatory focus and provide real-time, practical advice and guidance. When necessary, we also work closely with our enforcement defense team, including a number of former federal prosecutors, to address potential issues before they become real problems, mitigate impact, and provide successful outcomes.
Forbes quotes partner Peter D. Greene in an article discussing the latest Google data hijack and correlating trends of misuse of data. Greene notes the careful manner in which buy-side shops approach provenance of alternative data. The article also highlights Greene’s recent panel participation, “Media StartUps In A Post Cambridge Analytica Era,” which focused on innovation around data protection.
The Hedge Fund Law Report conducts an in-depth interview with Peter D. Greene regarding the GDPR’s impact on private funds’ use of alternative data. Issues addressed include how the GDPR might affect how funds buy and use alternative data; how the GDPR may impact funds’ internal generation or gathering of alternative data; funds’ due diligence in data vendor selection; and immediate steps funds can take to ensure GDPR compliance.
In a three-part article, The Hedge Fund Law Report quotes Peter D. Greene and Benjamin Kozinn regarding fund managers’ collection (often through vendors) and use of big data, liability risks associated with acquisition and use of material nonpublic information, and data privacy issues surrounding access to and use of personally identifiable information.
Legal & Compliance 2018,
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March 8, 2018