Welcome to the website of Ruddy Gregory, PLLC
Legal Counsel to the Alternative Investment Community®
Ruddy Gregory, PLLC (“Ruddy Gregory”) is a boutique law firm with offices in Washington, DC and Denver, CO. Ruddy Gregory 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 Gregory assists clients with initial and ongoing regulatory needs associated 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 Gregory 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 Gregory also offers related business litigation services, including representation throughout civil proceedings and regulatory investigations.
January 13, 2017
The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations this year will focus on areas of importance to retail investors, risks affecting elderly and retiring investors, and the assessment of
SEC Extends No-Action Relief for Broker-Dealers Relying on Investment Advisers Under Customer Identification Program
December 27, 2016
The SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets has granted SIFMA’s request to extend its no-action position that is currently in effect with respect to the reliance provisions of the customer