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Udi Grofman

Udi Grofman

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA


Udi Grofman is a partner in the Corporate Department, co-head of the firm’s Private Funds Practice Group and a member of the Investment Management Practice Group. His practice has an emphasis on investment funds, securities law and regulatory compliance.

EXPERIENCE

Udi's experience includes structuring financial services and investment management firms, hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds and funds-of-funds, and scalable platforms for fund sponsors; and structuring and negotiating seed and strategic investments and relationships. Udi represents institutional seeders and has negotiated dozens of seed deals for seed investors and seeded managers. In addition, he regularly advises investment management firms and their principals on regulatory compliance, crisis and risk management, and other operational issues. Udi also represents both buyers and sellers on mergers and acquisitions of investment management firms and has considerable experience in investment management firm reorganizations.

Udi is recognized as a Band 1 investment funds lawyer in Chambers USA. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in Who's Who Legal- The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers and in The Legal 500. He writes and speaks frequently on the challenges facing hedge funds in today's market. Most recently, Udi was selected among the finest law firm writers of 2016, along with litigation partner Richard A. Rosen, with a Burton Award for their article, "Political Intelligence and U.S. Insider Trading Regulations," published in Bloomberg BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report.

Udi served as a lecturer for The Interdisciplinary Center-School of Law, School of Business Management, Herzliya, Israel and is a captain (ret.) in the Israel Defense Forces.

Practices

Corporate
Investment Management
Private Equity Transactions

Education

LL.M.,New York University School of Law, 2000

LL.B.,Tel-Aviv University, 1996 magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Related Resources

Jul 13, 2016 | Publications
SEC Proposes Rules on Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisers

Jun 17, 2016 | Publications
SEC Increases “Qualified Client” Net Worth Threshold

Feb 25, 2016 | Events
Udi Grofman to Speak on U.S. Regulatory Trends at Maples Investment Funds Forum

Mar 06, 2016 | Events
Marco Masotti, Udi Grofman, Michael Hong and Amran Hussein to Participate in ABA/IBA

Education

LL.M.,New York University School of Law, 2000

LL.B.,Tel-Aviv University, 1996 magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Related Resources

Jul 13, 2016 | Publications
SEC Proposes Rules on Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisers

Jun 17, 2016 | Publications
SEC Increases “Qualified Client” Net Worth Threshold

Feb 25, 2016 | Events
Udi Grofman to Speak on U.S. Regulatory Trends at Maples Investment Funds Forum

Mar 06, 2016 | Events
Marco Masotti, Udi Grofman, Michael Hong and Amran Hussein to Participate in ABA/IBA International Conference on Private Investment Funds

Jan 11, 2016 | Publications
SEC Announces 2016 Examination Priorities

Dec 21, 2015 | Publications
Annual Privacy Policy Notice Requirement

Nov 23, 2015 | Publications
Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar 2016

Sep 24, 2015 | Publications
FinCEN Proposes AML Regulations for Investment Advisers

Sep 17, 2015 | Publications
OCIE Issues Additional Information on Cybersecurity Examination Initiative

Aug 27, 2015 | Publications
FinCEN Proposes AML Regulations for Investment Advisers

Aug 26, 2015 | Home
General Solicitation and General Advertising

Aug 24, 2015 | Publications
Richard Rosen and Udi Grofman Co-Author Bloomberg BNA Article on Political Intelligence and Insider Trading

Aug 12, 2015 | Publications
SEC Issues Guidance on “General Solicitation or General Advertising”

Udi Grofman is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Hedge Fund Regulatory Update - Hedge Fund Management 2017, Thursday, September 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Hedge Fund Regulatory Update - Hedge Fund Regulatory Update, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Hedge Fund Regulatory Update - Hedge Fund Regulatory Update, Thursday, September 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Hedge Fund Regulatory Update - Hedge Fund Regulatory Update, Thursday, September 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hedge Fund Management 2017, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, New York, NY
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