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 association 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 18, 2014
The SEC made it easier for companies to raise capital through private offerings under Rule 506, but it has been surprised by the minimal usage of the safe harbor in Rule 506(c), according to Sebastian
November 17, 2014
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has issued an advisory reflecting a recent update by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to its list of jurisdictions with strategic Anti-Money Laundering