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Alpa  Patel

Alpa Patel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Alpa Patel is a partner in the Investment Funds Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Prior to joining Kirkland, Alpa served as Branch Chief of the Private Funds Branch of the Investment Adviser Regulation Office in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management in Washington, D.C.

Alpa has extensive public and private sector experience in the investment management industry. While at the SEC, Alpa helped develop and review various rule proposals under the Advisers Act and provided technical assistance on the interpretation and application of the Advisers Act rules to all types of registered investment advisers. As head of the Private Funds Branch, Alpa was the key adviser on all private fund-related projects and priorities. For example, she was the lead counsel implementing private fund adviser reporting on Form PF and the rules related to private fund adviser registration. She also advised the Division of Corporation Finance on regulations related to the offering requirements of private funds, including general solicitation and bad actor rules.

Alpa also routinely advised the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspection and Examinations (OCIE) regarding the application of Advisers Act rules and other Federal securities regulations to investment advisers, particularly with respect to the nuances associated with private fund advisers. She participated on numerous OCIE examinations and was their primary point of contact in the Division of Investment Management on private fund examinations. Additionally, she regularly consulted with the agency’s Division of Enforcement regarding private fund issues in pending enforcement cases.

Prior to joining the SEC, Alpa was in private practice where she advised clients on the structuring, formation, and private offering requirements of onshore and offshore private funds, as well as provided counsel to investment advisers in regulatory, compliance, and corporate matters.
 
Alpa Patel is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds - Private Fund Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Alpa Patel, Kevin Cassidy and Corey D. Casbarro, Cybersecurity Overview (November 27, 2017) - Private Fund Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds - Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds - Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds, Thursday, February 01, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds - Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds, Thursday, February 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Private Fund Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges 2018, Wednesday, February 07, 2018, New York, NY
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