Welcome to the website of the Ruddy Law Office, PLLC.
The Ruddy Law Office, PLLC (Ruddy Law) is a Washington, DC based boutique law firm that provides legal advice to registered investment advisers, commodity futures registrants (IBs, FCMs, CPOs, and CTAs), hedge funds and other members of the alternative investment community. Ruddy Law assists clients with initial and ongoing regulatory needs associated with the National Futures Association (“NFA”), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), as well as other federal and state regulatory agencies. We have proudly offered these services since our inception in 2001.
The core client base of Ruddy Law consists of smaller brokerage and advisory firms – i.e. those firms with a single office or less than a dozen employees – that are seeking niche-oriented advice delivered with the highest quality of service. At the same time, the practice serves as legal counsel to futures commission merchants, larger investment firms, entrepreneurs from diverse industries, private equity funds, and venture capitalists. Ruddy Law also offers related business litigation services, including representation throughout civil proceedings and regulatory investigations.
The NFA Released Notice to Members Regarding the Effective Date of New Forex Dealer Member Requirements
September 2, 2015
On September 1st, the NFA released Notice to Members I-15-21 regarding the effective date of new forex dealer Member requirements. The Notice follows the CFTC’s recent approval of the NFA’s amendments
August 28, 2015
Mark E. Ruddy and Jessica I. Brown contributed an article to the August edition of the NIBA Journal. The article covers important regulatory news, updates and reminders for the industry.