Alternative Asset Management GC Luncheon

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 I 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Regulatory Update for Private Fund Advisers

After a long hiatus due to COVID-19, we are delighted to return to our quarterly in-person alternative asset luncheons! We hope you will join us Tuesday, February 28, at noon at The Harvard Club NYC for the first luncheon of the year. Our panelists, Leor Landa, Partner and Head of Investment Management, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; Michael S. Hong, Partner, Investment Management, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; and Sijia Cai, Counsel, Investment Management, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, will discuss the implementation of the New Marketing Rule and recent developments in SEC rulemaking that are expected to affect private fund advisers, including:

  • Private Fund Adviser Rules
  • Proposed Amendments to Form PF
  • Outsourcing Rule  

This program is eligible for CLE credit in NY and CA and reciprocal credit in NJ and CT. Please RSVP by February 20 to reserve your seat. Space is Limited.


Panel & Hosts

Leor Landa
Partner and Head of Investment Management
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Leor is the head of Davis Polk’s Investment Management practice. He advises a wide range of clients on the formation and operation of a diverse array of private investment funds. He is widely recognized as a leading adviser for complicated secondary transactions and has deep experience advising on acquisitions, dispositions, seeds and spinouts of investment advisers. Leor also regularly provides regulatory and compliance advice to his private fund clients. Additionally, he also represents large institutional investors that invest in private funds. Read more.

Michael S. Hong
Partner, Investment Management,
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Michael advises fund-related clients on all manner of fund formation and investor relations, M&A (with deep experience in co-investments) and regulatory matters. His clients include private equity, growth capital, credit, hedge, energy, real estate, co-investment and fund of funds managers. Michael also advises on secondary transactions, GP-stake sales and purchases, spin-outs and JVs, in addition to representing senior executives of fund managers in employment and separation matters.  Read more.
Sijia Cai
Counsel, Investment Management
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Sijia advises private fund sponsors in connection with the organization, marketing and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and co-investment funds. She also represents private fund sponsors and institutional investors in connection with complex secondary transactions, including GP-led secondary transactions. Read more.
Brian T. Davis
Managing Partner
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Brian handles lateral partner recruiting as well as in-house searches for financial services clients and law firms. He is particularly skilled in private equity, hedge fund, corporate, corporate finance, capital markets, compliance and tax searches for major financial institutions, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity funds, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and law firms, domestically and internationally. In addition to his work in the United States, Brian has extensive experience with international firms in London, the European Union and the Middle East. Read more.
Dimitri Mastrocola
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Dimitri is widely regarded as one of the preeminent executive legal search consultants on Wall Street and beyond. His search practice is focused on general counsel, in-house counsel and chief compliance officer placements for national and international corporations (private and public, across all industries), diversified financial services firms, asset management firms, alternative asset managers (including hedge funds, private equity firms, sovereign wealth firms and family offices), corporate and investment banks, broker-dealers, proprietary trading firms, commercial banks, non-bank lenders and insurance companies. Read more.


12:00 p.m.
Registration & Lunch
12:30 p.m.
Welcome & Remarks
Introductions by Brian Davis and Dimitri Mastrocola
12:45 p.m.
Regulatory Update for Private Fund Advisers
1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m.

The Harvard Club
35 West 44th Street, New York, NY 100363


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Frequently Asked Questions

Does this event qualify for CLE?
Yes, this program is eligible for CLE credit in NY and CA and reciprocal credit in NJ and CT.
Do I have to be vaccinated to attend?

No.  However, if you are experiencing any COVID-like symptoms (such as a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose) on the day of or immediately prior to the event, or have been in the presence of anyone known or suspected to be infected with the COVID-19 virus within the two weeks prior to the event, we ask that you not attend. 

What is the dress code?
Appropriate dress is required throughout the Club for Members and their guests. CASUAL ATTIRE, including jeans in good repair, is permitted everywhere in the Club.  NOT PERMITTED: Gym clothes, t-shirts, sweats, torn clothing, leggings, shorts, and beach attire are not permitted anywhere in the Club, except when a person is going directly to overnight rooms or athletic floors. Hats are not permitted, except for religious purposes and medical reasons.