Christopher S. Avellaneda advises hedge funds, private equity funds and funds of funds on compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other federal, state and self-regulatory organization requirements. Chris has extensive experience providing guidance to clients on establishing compliance programs, registering with the SEC, complying with U.S. securities trading rules and handling SEC examinations.


Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation (ALM Law Journal Press), 2018 (contributor)

“Sovereign Immunity Implications for Investment Advisers,” Compliance Corner, October 2017 (co-author)

“United States Fundraising,” The Private Equity Review (Law Business Research Ltd.), 2017 (co-author)

“Reminder: TIC SHC Reports Due by March 3, 2017,” SRZ Client Alert, Feb. 14, 2017 (co-author)

“New Form ADV: The Impact on Private Fund Advisers,” SRZ Client Alert, Sept. 19, 2016 (co-author); republished in The Hedge Fund Journal, September 2016

“SEC Examinations of Private Fund Advisers,” The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, June 17, 2015 (contributor)

Speaking Engagements

“New Form ADV: The Impact on Private Fund Advisers,” New York State Society of CPAs Investment Companies and Investment Management Committee Meeting, New York, October 2016