Ruddy Law Office, PLLC
Sunday April 20, 2014
1225 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202.797.0762

Recent News

  • NEWS & BLOGS: SEC staff issues guidance for BDs with market access:The staff of the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets has issued guidance on risk management controls for broker-dealers with market access. +more
  • NEWS & BLOGS: Jurisdiction of CFTC over certain retail commodity transactions affirmed:In a case of first impression, a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit held that the Dodd-Frank Act had expanded CFTC’s enforcement authority over retail commodity transactions offered “on a leveraged or margined basis, or financed by the offeror, the counterparty, or a person acting in concert with the offeror or counterparty on a similar basis.” +more
  • NEWS & BLOGS: New C&DIs cover single-state crowdfunding offerings, social media:The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued two new Securities Act Rules Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) and updated an existing C&DI to address issues that can arise in intrastate securities offerings under Securities Act Sec. 3(a)(11) and Rule 147.+more

Welcome to the website of the Ruddy Law Office, PLLC

The Ruddy Law Office, PLLC ("Ruddy Law") is a Washington, DC based boutique law firm that provides legal advice to registered investment advisers, commodity futures registrants (IBs, FCMs, CPOs, and CTAs), hedge funds and other members of the alternative investment community. Ruddy Law assists clients with initial and ongoing regulatory needs association with the National Futures Association ("NFA"), Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"), as well as other federal and state regulatory agencies. We have proudly offered these services since our inception in 2001.

The core client base of Ruddy Law consists of smaller brokerage and advisory firms - i.e. those firms with a single office or less than a dozen employees - that are seeking niche-oriented advice delivered with the highest quality of service. At the same time, the practice serves as legal counsel to futures commission merchants, larger investment firms, entrepreneurs from diverse industries, private equity funds, and venture capitalists. Ruddy Law also offers related business litigation services, including representation throughout civil proceedings and regulatory investigations.

Ruddy Law is a member of the Alliance of Business Lawyers, a global alliance of business law firms linked to assist in providing clients legal advice worldwide.

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