Tinika Brown practices in the Investment Management and Regulatory & Compliance Groups at the firm. Tinika has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating terms of investor-related documents, including partnership agreements, investor side letters, subscription documents, assignment and assumption agreements, investment management agreements, guaranty agreements, upper-tier documents and private placement memorandums. Her work also includes structuring, negotiating and advising on complex firm and fund related transactions involving fund mergers, revolving credit facilities, cross trades, ERISA/IRC Section 4975 issues and investor consents. Prior to joining the firm, Tinika served as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer to a large, SEC registered investment adviser and fund of funds manager, where she developed and oversaw the firm’s first compliance program.

Publications

SEC Division of Examinations Releases 2024 Examination Priorities – What Private Fund Managers Should Know,” Schulte Alert, Oct. 31, 2023

SEC Marketing Rule Update: Additional Focus Areas in Examinations,” SRZ Alert, June 23, 2023

The SEC’s Staff Issues a New Marketing Rule FAQ on Net Performance Requirements,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 18, 2023

“SEC Marketing Rule Update: What Private Fund Advisers Should Be Thinking About as the November 4 Compliance Date Approaches,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 20, 2022

SEC Custody Rule Update: Takeaways from Recent Enforcement,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 19, 2022

"SEC Examinations: What Private Fund Managers Can Expect in 2022," SRZ Alert, April 19, 2022

Speaking Engagements

Private Funds Advisers Rule: Fund Terms and Preferential Terms” and “The Continued Rise of Managed Accounts,” 33rd Annual Schulte Private Capital Forum, January 2024

“Investor Relations/Business Development,” MFA Summer Intern Event: Understanding the Alternative Asset Ecosystem, July 2023

“Marketing Strategies,” SRZ London Investment Management Hot Topics, May 2023

“Regulation of Private Fund Managers,” SRZ 32nd Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, January 2023

Memberships

  • Literacy Partners
    • Board of Directors

Distinctions

Lawyers of Color — Wonderful Women, 2023

Prior Experience

  • Ehrenkranz Partners LP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP