Day Pitney LLP represented Systematic Alpha Management LLC, one of the first investment managers to principally trade futures contracts on cryptocurrency on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, in connection with the January 2018 launch of the Systematic Alpha Cryptocurrency Funds; Day Pitney advised Systematic Alpha on a wide range of issues, including tax and compliance related issues related to cryptocurrency as well as assisting Systematic Alpha with the negotiation and closing of a simultaneous seed investment from strategic investors. The Day Pitney team was led by Peter J. Bilfield and Eliza S. Fromberg and included Aaron T. Kriss, Stephen Ziobrowski and Jeffrey M. Kole.
On April 26, Aaron Kriss will be a featured speaker on "Impacts on Individual Taxpayers of Federal Tax Reform and its Resulting Opportunities and Strategies" at a luncheon series meeting being presented by the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Connecticut/Westchester branch, held in Greenwich, CT.
David Waizer gave a presentation, "Select Legal Issues for Startups," at the Rutgers Business School Collaborative for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (CTEC).
On April 9, Jed Davis was one of the presenters on a webinar, "Cybersecurity Regulation: Navigating the New DFS Cybersecurity Regulation," distributed through Thomson Reuters.
Aaron Kriss was a featured speaker on "Impact of Tax Reform on Investment Managers," a panel discussion presented by RSM US LLP and held in Greenwich, CT.
Jed Davis spoke on "Cybersecurity: Surveying Current State and Federal Regulatory Activity By The SEC and NYDFS," a webinar presented by Bloomberg and moderated by cybersecurity expert Daniel Garrie.
Peter Bilfield was featured in a Q&A article, "Interest in Bespoke Fund Structures Surges As Markets Adjust to New Administration and Regulatory Regime," published by The Hedge Fund Law Report.
Von Sanborn and David Silvian were quoted in an article, "You, Taxes and 2018: What to Expect from the Tax Bill," published in Private Asset Management magazine (PAM).
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in two categories, "Best Private Client Law Firm" and "Best Trusts and Estates Division," for the 2018 Private Asset Management Awards.
On December 7, Day Pitney, ICSGroup and CohnReznick co-sponsored "Launching a Private Fund: What You Need to Know."