BENSON COHEN represents investment advisers, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions in connection with corporate, securities, M&A, and regulatory matters.
Benson has deep experience counseling asset management clients on the complex regulatory structures applicable to their business, including the U.S. securities laws, ERISA, tax, FINRA, CFTC and NFA rules and regulations, and the U.S. Bank Holding Company Act (including the Volcker Rule). Benson is well-versed in rules and regulations that affect institutional asset managers, start-up managers, and participants in complex joint ventures. Clients laud Benson’s ability to efficiently and effectively deliver legal services and manage teams, and describe him as “laser-focused on getting to a result that works for all parties.” Clients cited his ability to practically walk through the impact of legal terms, combining comprehensive legal knowledge, attention to detail, clear communication style, responsiveness, and a practical commercial perspective.
Sidley’s award-winning Investment Funds group provides top-tier service to all aspects of the private funds industry. Chambers USA awarded the group top band rankings in Hedge Funds every year since 2008. Sidley has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms.”