Investment advisers and private investment funds, in particular hedge funds, are the primary practice focus for Jeffrey Collins. He helps a diverse group of investment advisers comply with federal and state registration and regulatory standards, and has extensive experience in the formation of both onshore and offshore hedge funds and other types of private funds. Jeffrey also has significant experience in structuring management companies for private fund managers in order to achieve optimal business and tax results for management. Jeffrey also represents managers to collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Jeffrey regularly reviews International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) agreements for clients. Recently he has advised a number of hedge fund managers based in London on U.S. regulatory, securities and tax matters, and also counseled managers with investment strategies focused on India.
- Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1995
- Brown University, B.A., 1992