“We’re totally happy to obtain this distinction as a result of it acknowledges our standing as a nationwide chief and acknowledges that our attorneys symbolize a number of the largest quant and algorithmic buying and selling companies anyplace on the planet,” mentioned Lance Zinman, International Chair of Katten’s Monetary Markets and Funds observe. “This award underscores that our interdisciplinary staff understands the total spectrum of things that have an effect on these companies from the competitors for know-how and expertise and the significance of mental property safety and information safety to the entire international rules that govern the trade.”
Katten was acknowledged for its lengthy historical past of offering top-of-class and business-savvy counsel to scores of asset managers, the biggest quant funds, many of the trade’s main proprietary buying and selling companies, together with early pioneers of those methods, and different market members deploying them.
“This recognition salutes our extraordinary staff, which constantly serves as each authorized counsel and business advisors to the total panoply of purchasers — from early stage ventures — to proprietary buying and selling companies — to the biggest asset managers on the planet, serving to them obtain their enterprise targets in all market environments, together with and significantly all through these difficult occasions,” mentioned Wendy E. Cohen, accomplice and co-chair of Katten’s Funding Administration and Funds observe, a part of the Monetary Markets and Funds group.
Allison Yacker, accomplice and co-chair of the Funding Administration and Funds observe, added: “Our built-in, 360-degree strategy permits us to supply personalized counsel and promptly develop commercially sensible options. Within the final 12 months alone, we suggested quite a few purchasers by means of excessive market stress, fund liquidations and opportunistic buying and selling, to call simply a number of the points we’re well-equipped to handle.”
Katten final 12 months was named prime onshore regulation agency for start-ups on the HFM US Providers Awards 2020 and shortlisted within the “Greatest Onshore Regulation Agency” and “Greatest Advisory Agency – Regulation & Compliance” classes. On March 4, the agency will kick off a four-part webinar collection, “What You Need to Know About Creating a Quantitative Asset Manager.”
Katten is a full-service regulation agency with almost 700 attorneys in areas throughout the US and in London and Shanghai. Purchasers in search of subtle, high-value authorized companies flip to Katten for counsel regionally, nationally and internationally. The agency’s core areas of observe embody company, monetary markets and funds, insolvency and restructuring, mental property, litigation, actual property, structured finance and securitization, transactional tax planning, non-public credit score and personal wealth. Katten represents private and non-private firms in quite a few industries, in addition to numerous authorities and nonprofit organizations and people. For extra data, go to katten.com.
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