Philip T. Hinkle regularly advises U.S. registered and private investment funds and their boards, investment managers and other financial institutions on a variety of investment management and commodities and derivatives matters.
Mr. Hinkle provides advice to U.S. registered funds and their investment advisers and boards on all aspects of the fund business. Mr. Hinkle has significant experience with registered funds’ use of commodities and derivatives and alternative strategies and related restrictions under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Mr. Hinkle regularly works on complex registered fund and investment manager merger transactions. Mr. Hinkle also provides advice to private fund managers on establishing new mutual fund businesses.
Mr. Hinkle is actively engaged in the firm’s global commodities and derivatives practice. He regularly works with U.S. and non-U.S. investment managers and other financial institutions in engaging in a range of derivatives transactions, including compliance with new requirements adopted under Dodd-Frank. Mr. Hinkle also advises investment managers on matters arising under the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations affecting their businesses, including requirements on commodity pool operators or commodity trading advisors.
Mr. Hinkle was recently named as a Rising Star by the Mutual Fund Industry Awards 2016, selected by the editorial staff of Fund Action and Fund Directions. He has also been recognized in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 (US) in the area of mutual/registered funds and also recognized as a Rising Star in the area of investment funds in the IFLR1000’s Financial and Corporate 2017 guide.
The College of William & Mary, B.B.A., 2003
American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2006, cum laude, Senior Symposia Editor, Administrative Law Review
District of Columbia