The Hedge Fund Law Blog was created by Bart Mallon and is maintained by Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP.

Bart Mallon

Prior to co-founding Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP, Bart worked for a boutique law firm focused on the investment management industry. His career has been focused on helping investment managers start and grow their businesses and he provides comprehensive support to firms throughout the country. His practice centers around forming domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, and other types of pooled investment vehicles. He also provides advice on management company operational issues, separately managed account structures, as well as registration and compliance matters. He has held a number of exam licenses including: the Series 3, Series 7, Series 24, Series 34, Series 63 and Series 65.

Bart also created and runs the Hedge Fund Law Blog and has been quoted in a number of high-profile industry publications including the Wall Street Journal, Futures Magazine, Bloomberg Compliance Update, and Absolute Return + Alpha.

Bart lives in San Francisco and enjoys running (half-marathons) and golf.

Bart can be reached directly at 415-868-5345.

Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP

Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP is a premier boutique investment management law firm, providing top-tier, responsive and cost-effective legal solutions for financial services matters. Headquartered in San Francisco, Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP has an international practice that services both start-up investment managers, as well as multi-billion dollar firms. The firm provides a full suite of legal services to the investment management community, including: hedge fund, private equity fund, venture capital fund, mutual fund and UCITS fund formation, adviser registration, counterparty documentation, SEC, CFTC, NFA and FINRA matters, seed deals, hedge fund due diligence, employment and compensation matters, and routine business matters.

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