HEDGE FUND LITIGATION

The Firm has represented a number of hedge fund management companies and investors in a significant variety of financial disputes, including, for example, the following:

  •  We represented a life settlements company in actions against a hedge fund investor in life settlements for breach of contract and in the hedge fund’s Chapter 11 proceeding in Delaware Bankruptcy Court.
  • We represented a hedge fund principal in a claim initiated in the Southern District of New York alleging breach of contract, securities fraud, common law fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and the right to rescission arising out of an investment in a macroeconomic investment fund headquartered in Europe but organized under Cayman law.
  • We defended a hedge fund manager in an action by a fund partner complaining of an 80 percent decline in value of its $100 million investment.
  • We represented a hedge fund principal in an action against a tax accountant for malpractice in connection with late filings.