The 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” honored Sidley with its “Law Firm of the Year” designation in the Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) and Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law categories.
Sidley’s Securities Enforcement and Regulatory group advises and defends clients in a wide range of securities- and derivatives-related matters. The team provides comprehensive regulatory, enforcement, and litigation solutions in matters involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, self-regulatory organizations, state attorneys general, and state securities regulators. The group’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to broker-dealers and investment banks, investment advisers, including hedge fund and mutual fund advisers, accounting firms, exchanges, and other self-regulatory organizations, startups, as well as individual directors, officers, and employees.
Sidley’s global Investment Funds group has one of the premier private fund practices in the world. The team has organized and provides ongoing representation to hundreds of hedge funds and their managers. Sidley’s hedge fund clients utilize a wide variety of investment strategies executed in the equities, fixed income, and derivatives markets. The team provides a full range of legal services to the firm’s hedge fund clients and regularly counsels hedge fund managers regarding their regulatory and compliance obligations.