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EDHEC-Risk Institute research associate, Timothy Spangler, among the featured contributors on Forbes.com

Timothy Spangler, a partner in the London and New York offices of Kaye Scholer LLP, a leading international law firm, and research associate at EDHEC-Risk Institute, is a featured contributor on Forbes.com, the leading internet media company website aimed at business leaders, professionals, investors and affluent consumers.

In his column entitled “Law of the Market”, Timothy focuses on the legal and regulatory issues surrounding Wall Street, both domestically and internationally. Past topics include:

  • SEC Study of Advisers and Brokers Challenged by House Committee
  • The Quiet Death Of Financial Reform
  • EU Punts Again on Question of Hedge Fund Passport
  • Should Brokers Be Held To The Same Standard As Advisers?
  • Are States Up To New Job Of Policing Hedge Funds?
His posts may be consulted through the following link:


At Kaye Scholer LLP, Timothy is head of the firm's Investment Funds group. He regularly advises sponsors on the formation, structuring and negotiation of a wide variety of investment vehicles, as well as on the full spectrum of securities and regulatory issues typically associated with such transactions.

Timothy has worked on a wide range of funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, funds of funds and funds investing in particular countries or sectors.

He advises regularly on the ongoing compliance obligations of investment management firms under the US Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

Timothy speaks and writes regularly on issues related to private investment funds and alternative asset classes. He is a member of the Private Investment Fund Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

He is the author of "The Law of Private Investment Funds" (Oxford University Press 2008) and the editor of "Investment Management: Law and Practice" (Oxford University Press 2010).

At EDHEC-Risk Institute where Timothy is a research associate, he focuses on international hedge fund regulation.