In this SRZ Insights video, partner David M. Cohen discusses the potential impact of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary duty regulation on hedge funds. Though the new rule mostly focuses on retail investors, it could have impact on hedge funds due to the DOL’s possible recognition of certain shareholders as retail investors.

Although the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Fiduciary Duty Rule is set to become effective on April 10, 2017, President Trump has taken action that may delay and possibly prevent the rule from becoming effective. On Feb. 3, 2017, President Trump signed a presidential memorandum that directs the secretary of the DOL to reanalyze

In this SRZ Insights video, SRZ partner David M. Cohen discusses how investment funds can go over the 25-percent ERISA threshold when taking in U.S. private pension money by using a hard wired master-feeder structure. David describes the details of being hard wired, as well as the types of funds that can use this structure.