They also analyze how the regime applies to securities brokers and dealers, foreign banks, investment companies and advisers, futures commission merchants, and commodity pool operators
and trading advisers.
The financial services practice enjoys an international reputation, providing legal counsel to several hundred advisers, broker-dealers and commodity pool operators
that sponsor, manage and advise hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and separately managed accounts.
Jon works exclusively with clients in the financial services industry and has particular expertise in meeting the needs of domestic and offshore investment partnerships/companies, commodity pool operators
and commodity trading advisors, fund of funds, registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, regulated investment companies, business development companies and specialty finance companies.
<p>Persons who solicit orders, exercise discretionary trading authority and operate pools with respect to retail forex would also be required to register, either as introducing brokers, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators
, or as associated persons of such entities.