Ruddy Law Office, PLLC
Thursday August 21, 2014
1225 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202.797.0762

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  • NEWS & BLOGS: Anti-money laundering compliance begins with strong leadership:Reacting to recent civil and criminal enforcement actions against banks for Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering shortcomings, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has issued an advisory to highlight general principles illustrating how financial institutions and their leadership may improve and strengthen organizational compliance with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) obligations through a culture of compliance.+more
  • NEWS & BLOGS: Hedge fund industry asks CFTC to clarify expedited no-action process:The hedge fund industry asked the CFTC staff to clarify the expedited no-action request process with regard to the delegation of the commodity pool operator function. +more
  • NEWS & BLOGS: Revenue Ruling 2014-18 Offers New Opportunities for Alternative Investment Managers to Defer Compensation:The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a Revenue Ruling that provides alternative investment managers greater flexibility in structuring multi-year deferred compensation arrangements with their offshore funds with greater tax benefits. +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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