InstructorTerri Hays
TypeOnline Course
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PracticeEdge Elite™

Standard Tuition $400

Senior Fellow Beth Kramer, JD, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Over the last few years, the private funds industry has experienced significant regulatory and structural changes. Many fund sponsors are now registered with the SEC and are operating as regulated entities.

Within the SEC’s Office of Compliance, Inspections and Examinations, the SEC has increased its focus on and understanding of the private equity industry, and is constantly updating its inspection strategies of private equity fund sponsors.

The Course will focus on compliance for private equity and hedge funds, SEC examination priorities and preparedness and managing risk.

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Students shall learn the following within this Course:

  • Actions to be considered by private funds in connection with ongoing regulatory compliance.
  • Reviewing filing obligations and annual reviews.
  • Review of SEC examination priorities (including allocation of fees and expenses, broker-dealer issues, and conflicts of interest).
  • The importance of SEC preparedness and involvement of management.
  • Recent SEC Guidance and Areas of focus – conflicts of interest, custody and disclosure in documents.

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Senior Fellow:

Beth Kramer, JD, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke

Guest Lecturers:

Scott Naidech, JD, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke
Kathy Glass, Chief Administrative Officer, W Capital Partners
Matt Siano, JD, Managing Director | General Counsel, Two Sigma Investments
Glen Benson, JD, Audit Partner, KPMG

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Accreditation Information

CLE Information

Credit Hours: 3
Subject Area: Professional Practice
States: Contact Curriculum Advisor For More Information

CPE Information

Credit Hours: 4.5
Subject Area: Accounting
States: Contact Curriculum Advisor For More Information

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Alabama: Approval of all web based programs is limited to a maximum of 6.0 credits.

Arizona: Does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. RCA programs may qualify for credit based on the requirements outlined in the MCLE Regulations and Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. Rule 45.

Iowa: The approval is for one year from recorded date. Does not approve of Audio-only On-Demand Webcasts.

Missouri: On-demand web programs are restricted to six hours of self-study credit per year. Self-study may not be used to satisfy the ethics requirements. Self-study can not be used for carryover credit.

New Hamphsire: The approval is for three years from recorded date.

New Mexico: On-Demand web programs are restricted to 4.0 self-study credits per year.

New York: Newly admitted attorneys may not take non-traditional course formats such as on-demand Web Programs or live Webcasts for CLE credit. Newly admitted attorneys not practicing law in the United States, however, may earn 12 transitional credits in non-traditional formats.

North Carolina: A maximum of 4 credits per reporting period may be earned by participating in on-demand web programs.

Ohio: To confirm that the web program has been approved, please refer to the list of Ohio’s Approved Self Study Activities at Online programs are considered self-study. Ohio attorneys have a 6 credit self-study limit per compliance period. The Ohio CLE Board states that attorneys must have a 100% success rate in clicking on timestamps to receive ANY CLE credit for an online program.

Oklahoma: Up to 6 credits may be earned each year through computer-based or technology-based legal education programs.

Pennsylvania: PA attorneys may only receive a maximum of four (4) hours of distance learning credit per compliance period. All distance learning programs must be a minimum of 1 full hour.

Rhode Island: Audio Only On-Demand Web Programs are not approved for credit. On-Demand Web Programs must have an audio and video component.

Tennessee: The approval is for the calendar year in which the live program was presented.

Virginia: All distance learning courses are to be done in an educational setting, free from distractions.

Wisconsin: Ethics credit is not allowed. The ethics portion of the program will be approved for general credit. There is a 10 credit limit for on-demand web programs during every 2-year reporting period. Does not approve of Audio-only On-Demand Webcasts.

Iowa, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin DO NOT approve Audio Only On-Demand Web Programs.

If you have already received credit for attending some or the entire program, please be aware that state administrators do not permit you to accrue additional credit for repeat viewing even if an additional credit certificate is subsequently issued.

If applicable, the RCA will apply for credit in your state upon request.