Welcome to the website of the Ruddy Law Office, PLLC.
Legal Counsel to the Alternative Investment Community®
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.
November 30, 2015
National Futures Association Annual Update As a reminder, Members and Registrants of the National Futures Association have the responsibility of completing certain requirements on an annual basis.
November 30, 2015
Annual Filing Deadline for Investment Adviser Renewals This is a reminder for all registered investment advisers to file their annual Form ADV update and additionally review their respective firm’s