(New York, New York — November 8, 2016) — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partner Lynette Ashby to its New York office. A graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School, Ashby is a practical and hands-on legal advisor with extensive experience in the structuring and negotiation of seeding and acceleration capital arrangements as well as the structuring and negotiation of a variety of investment products including hedge funds, funds of funds, managed accounts, ERISA funds, private equity funds, and AIFMD-compliant vehicles. Additionally, she focuses on matters arising at established funds, such as negotiating trading agreements, negotiating side letters and conducting due diligence on investments.
As a former General Counsel to a registered investment adviser, Ashby provides guidance on all compliance matters arising under the Investment Advisers Act and other domestic and international regulations affecting RIAs. She counsels clients on a broad array of issues including conflicts of interest, marketing, insider trading, AML compliance, trade allocation, trade errors, expense allocation, valuation, the pay-to-play rules, cybersecurity and Form ADV. She also conducts Rule 206(4)-7-compliant reviews and creates customized compliance manuals.
Michael Cone, the firm’s New York Office Managing Partner, said the firm is “delighted for Lynette to join our ranks. Having spent over eight years with one of the most well-known hedge fund seed investors, Lynette offers an unusual level of experience and insight to clients requiring advice in the arena of alternative investments.”
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