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The national law firm of Pepper Hamilton presents podcasts on breaking legal developments

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Investment Management Update – "Alt Fi" Investment Opps

2/20/2019
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group, hosts a monthly webinar series for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak will host an in-depth discussion of "Alt Fi" investment opportunities, such as merchant cash advance, Regulation A+, factoring, syndication and participations. Mr. Nowak will be joined by Pepper Special Counsel Mark T. Dabertin and Alex Shvarts, founder and CTO of FundKite. This podcast is a recording...

Duration:00:39:34

Investment Management Update – Choosing the Best Structure

1/23/2019
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group, hosts a monthly webinar series for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak focuses on finding the best structure for your investment strategy/platform. Topics include: service or product; SAM or fund; open or closed-end; registered or unregistered; privately offered or some form of general solicitation; CRA, Opportunity Zone, Crypto or blockchain, or standard venture, PE or...

Duration:01:04:09

Investment Management Update – Economics

1/23/2019
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group, hosts a monthly webinar series for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak will be joined by Pepper attorney Ausra Ragauskaite, Dave Dalzell from Dalzell Trading and Timothy V. Frazier from TriNet to discuss the economics and reasons for outsourcing. Topics will include: • What are the SEC and FINRA ground rules for outsourcing by registered investment advisers and broker...

Duration:01:01:01

Investment Management Update - Regulatory and Enforcement Update

1/22/2019
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group, hosts a monthly webinar series for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak will be joined by Pepper attorneys Jay A. Dubow, Richard J. Zack and Cassandre L. Juste to provide an SEC, FINRA and DOJ regulatory and enforcement update.

Duration:01:06:38

Investment Management Update - Exit Strategies

1/22/2019
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group, hosts a monthly webinar series for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak, is joined by Richard Juliano, chief operating officer at Emerald Asset Management, Inc., Frederic Way, director of asset management industry vertical of the financial institutions group of Barclays Capital, and Paul L. Porretta and Katelyn D. Winslow, attorneys in Pepper Hamilton’s Employee Benefits...

Duration:01:02:05

Crisis Management in U.S. - Turkey Relations

10/9/2018
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Pepper Hamilton attorney Alpaslan "Alp" Basaran from the firm's Turkey practice gave a thought-provoking and informative lecture on the present state of U.S.-Turkey relations in our NY office. Topics discussed included the currency crisis, U.S. sanctions, Turkish rapprochement toward the EU, and prospects for future cross-border business between the U.S. and Turkey. There was also a lively Q&A with the audience at the end. This podcast is recording of this lecture. A version of this...

Duration:01:52:42

Fixed-Price Contracts Are Simple – Or Are They?

6/29/2018
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Fixed-price contracts are well-known among contractors. These agreements seem simple — they do not allow the contract price to be modified after the award unless the parties expressly agree. But is it really that simple? In reality, there is very little case law guiding the practical approach to these types of contracts. In this podcast, Marion Hack, a partner in Pepper’s nationally recognized Construction Practice Group, which Chambers USA recently named Construction Law Firm of the Year,...

Duration:00:10:55

Present State of U.S.-Turkey Relations

5/21/2018
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Pepper Hamilton Turkey Practice attorney Alpaslan "Alp" Basaran recently had a fireside chat with American-Turkish Council (ATC) President Howard Beasey. The ATC is one of the leading business organizations dedicated to enhancing the promotion of US-Turkish commercial, defense, technology and cultural relations. Topics covered during the event included the present state of U.S.-Turkey relations and the upcoming Turkish elections. This podcast is a recording of the wide ranging discussion.

Duration:00:32:30

When Can a State Require a Vendor to Collect Sales Tax?

5/3/2018
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In this podcast, Pepper tax attorney Lance Jacobs takes a look at the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Oral arguments were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in April 2018, and a decision is expected this June. This case affects any company that handles sales over the internet. Mr. Jacobs discusses the state of U.S. sales tax law leading up to this case, explains the South Dakota law at issue in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., looks at how both sides are arguing their respective cases, and...

Duration:00:13:44

Innovative Fund Structures

3/28/2018
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group hosts a series of candid, interactive discussions on what is going on now in the investment management world, including issues that affect private funds and their managers for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak was joined by Angel Colon of Turing Funds and Gil Mendez of Red Ivy Funds, along with Pepper special counsel Mark T. Dabertin, for a discussion of innovative fund...

Duration:00:59:28

Cryptocurrency Regulatory Developments

2/27/2018
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group hosts a series of candid, interactive discussions on what is going on now in the investment management world, including issues that affect private funds and their managers for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak was joined by Pepper attorneys Joseph C. Guagliardo, Todd R. Kornfeld and Johanna R. Collins-Wood and director of business development at Trident Trust Group David...

Duration:01:05:18

A Discussion on Independent Sponsors

2/9/2018
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Pepper Hamilton has been a sponsor of iGlobal’s Independent Sponsors Summit in New York City for the last couple of years. In this podcast we are joined by Pepper attorneys Julie Corelli, Ben Mittman and Jeremy Levy. Julie joined a panel at the conference this year and was also able to give a ten minute talk to the conference on “Structuring an Independent Sponsor Program,” while Ben and Jeremy were active attendees. In this podcast we discuss themes we heard from capital providers and...

Duration:00:20:56

The Impact of the Tax Act on Funds

2/7/2018
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Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Funds Services Practice Group hosts a series of candid, interactive discussions on what is going on now in the investment management world, including issues that affect private funds and their managers for West LegalEdcenter. This month, Mr. Nowak was joined by Pepper partners Joan C. Arnold and Jennifer A. O’Leary and of counsel David Stauber to discuss the impact of the Tax Act on funds, investors and...

Duration:00:59:42

Pepper Hamilton Turkey Practice

1/18/2018
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Pepper has been working with Turkish clients for years, and, in early 2018, the firm formalized our efforts with the Turkey Practice. Pepper attorney Alp Basaran joins this podcast to discuss the group. Topics covered include why Pepper is interested in this area, which sectors in Turkey and the United States are attractive for cross-border investment, and the Pepper team members in our practice. Please email Brian Dolan at dolanb@pepperlaw.com if you are interested in joining our Turkey...

Duration:00:08:01

Cannabis Podcast — Update on Sessions Memo

1/12/2018
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On January 4, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to all U.S. Attorneys discussing marijuana enforcement. The one-page memo rescinds previous DOJ guidance on marijuana enforcement, and has been seen by some as Sessions’ crackdown on the legal cannabis industry. This podcast is a discussion with Alva Mather and Jay Dubow, leaders of Pepper’s Cannabis Industry Group, about the Sessions memo and its impact. Topics discussed include how will the new DOJ guidance affect legal...

Duration:00:11:52

View of Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

1/10/2018
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Pepper Hamilton was the coaching sponsor of the 2017 New England Venture Summit at the end of last year. Pepper had a nice team at the conference over the two days, and we are joined by most of them for this podcast. Pepper attorneys Shirley Kuhlmann, Steve London, Nick Stawasz, and Dan Sieck joined me to discuss a recap of the themes, insights and concerns they heard from the VCs and companies looking for funding during the conference. Topics covered include blockchain technology, tips for...

Duration:00:21:09

Cannabis Podcast — A New Jersey Update

12/19/2017
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The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act was passed in 2010, legalizing marijuana use for patients with certain approved debilitating medical conditions. In the 2017 election for New Jersey’s next governor, both candidates promised changes to the state’s laws surrounding marijuana. With Democrat Phil Murphy set to take office on January 16, we sat down with Alva Mather and Jessica Bae, members of our Cannabis Industry Group to discuss what’s next in New Jersey and how it may...

Duration:00:07:29

Cannabis Industry FAQ – December 2017

12/1/2017
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In July of 2017 Pepper Hamilton formalized our cannabis industry group by drawing together attorneys from a variety of practice areas to make a multidisciplinary team. Those practices included attorneys with experience in health sciences, pharmaceuticals, intellectual property protection and alcohol and food regulations. We are joined on this podcast by the three partners leading this team – Alva Mather, Jay Dubow and Michael Jones. Topics covered on the podcast include: • providing a...

Duration:00:14:18

Turkey After the Referendum: An Update

11/29/2017
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Pepper Hamilton attorney Alpaslan "Alp" Basaran gave a lecture on recent developments in Turkey in Pepper’s NY office. This was a follow-up event to a lecture given earlier this year. In this session, Alp discusses current questions such as: • What happened after the Turkish constitutional referendum? • How should investors react to the recent visa crisis between Turkey and the United States? • What impact will the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum have on the investment environment in...

Duration:00:54:27

A Review of Initial Coin Offerings

11/8/2017
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Pepper partner Gregory J. Nowak hosted an Investment Management Update webinar for West LegalEdcenter. Recent reports have noted that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have raised more investor capital than venture and angel investing combined since the beginning of 2017. The institutional investor community needs to understand this important new asset class. This month, Mr. Nowak was joined by David Madden, Director at Trident Trust Group, Tim Kuhman, General Counsel and VP of Compliance at...

Duration:01:01:37