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    Ildiko Duckor

    Ildiko Duckor

    T: +1.415.983.1035 F: +1.415.983.1200
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    Ildiko Duckor is the co-head of the firm’s Investment Funds & Investment Management practice. She provides strategic and legal advice for hedge fund managers, other investment advisers and commodity pool operators on legal issues related to the structuring, operation and management of their advisory firms and domestic and offshore private funds. Ms. Duckor has extensive experience preparing and negotiating managed account, funds-of-one and sub-advisory agreements, side letters with institutional and sovereign investors and seed capital arrangements. She helps her clients with a broad range of securities regulatory compliance matters including registration with federal and state authorities, regulatory filings, broker-dealer and commodities matters, solicitation/placement arrangements, trading practices, issues affecting quantitative asset managers, and developing and maintaining compliance and internal control policies and procedures.

    Ms. Duckor’s prior investment management experience includes both private practice (Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in New York) and in-house (Barclays Global Investors, N.A., now BlackRock). Previous industry engagements include Chair of the policy committee of the California Hedge Fund Association and membership on the steering committee of the Association of Women in Alternative Investing.

    Honors & Awards
    • Legal 500 US, Alternative/Hedge Funds (2010)

    State Bar of California, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association, 100 Women In Hedge Funds

    Speaking Engagements

    Panelist, Tackling Key Regulatory and Compliance Items: What's on the SEC's Radar and What Should Private Investment Funds Be Doing About It?, The Private Investment Fund Accounting Operations and Compliance Forum, 08/25/2016 - 08/26/16

    Moderator, 100 Women in Hedge Funds presents Rising Hedge Funds Stars: Building for the Future, 7/14/2016

    Speaker, Raising Capital: The Perils of Working with Finders and How To Do It Right, Silicon Valley CLE Marathon, January 13, 2016

    Panelist, Alignment of Interests: What Do Your Allocators Really Want?, 11/30/2015

    Panelist, The SEC’s Proposed Form ADV: What It Means for You & The Imposition of Liquidity Requirements on Mutual Funds, 10/30/2015

    Discussion Leader, 2015 Exam Priorities: Tips for Handling SEC Exams and Investigations Panel Discussion, 10/20/2015

    Moderator, 100 Women in Hedge Funds presents HOT topics in Compliance: Conflicts of Interests in Account Management and more, 7/28/2015

    Moderator, The Big Game - Cal vs. Stanford - at 100WHF, 11/10/2014

    Speaker, Changing Considerations for a Successful Hedge Fund Launch in 2011, 4/28/2011

    Speaker, Pension Maximization Roundtable, 3/17/2010

    Speaker, Meeting Investor Due Diligence Expectations, 3/11/2010

    Panelist, How Growing Funds Can Beat the Odds in the "New" Market Panel Discussion, 9/24/2009

    State of California, State of New York
    J.D., New York Law School, 1996
    magna cum laude, Member, Law Review
    M.A., József Attila University, 1986

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