Ruddy Law Office, PLLC
Monday July 28, 2014
1225 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202.797.0762

Recent News

  • 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
  • NEWS & BLOGS: Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers and Availability of Exemption from the Proxy Rules for Advisory Firms:The Division of Investment Management of the SEC provided guidance about investment advisers’ responsibilities in voting client proxies and retaining proxy advisory firms. +more
  • NEWS & BLOGS: SEC issues guidance on Private Funds and the Custody Rule:The Guidance Update discusses how investment advisers with Investment Special Purpose Vehicles ("SPV") may comply with Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Rule 206(4)-2 (the "Custody Rule"), specifically with respect to the delivery of audited financial statements. +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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