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.
June 29, 2015
The SEC’s Division of Investment Management has issued a guidance update addressing personal securities transactions reports by registered investment advisers pursuant to Investment Advisers Act Rule
June 23, 2015
On June 23rd, the CFTC said that it has updated its guide for making large trader reports under the applicable rules for physical commodity swaps and swaptions, including the indices that accompany