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Clifford Chance is recognized as the global market leader in working with alternative fund managers to establish and operate the full range of alternative private investment funds. Our team works closely with our colleagues in the firms Private Equity, Real Estate and Energy & Infrastructure groups.

The firm also advises investors in such funds, including pension funds, insurance companies, funds-of-funds and many sovereign wealth and other supra-national institutions. Our team has advised on some of the largest and most complex private fundraisings in the global market.

Our recognition as a global leader in the field has been established due to our expertise across our international network, with market-leading teamsin Europe, Asia and the US. The global nature of the private funds market means that our extensive network of offices is a major benefit to clients.

The firm advises managers on fund establishment, structuring and marketing as well as ongoing operational issues, secondary transactions and restructuring mandates. We also actively advise our clients on their licensing and regulatory requirements. This isan area which has seen significant interest given the unprecedented regulatory change in the investment management industry, including the impact of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) and the Investment Advisers Act in the US. Clifford Chance keeps its clients in the funds sector ahead of the pack by maintaining one of the largest financial services regulatory teams in the world. In addition to regulatory support, with one of the largest international tax groups of any law firm, our combined team provides clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of private fund establishment and investment structuringissues.

Very timely and extremely responsive. They are extremely knowledgeable and are able to leverage their worldwide partner network very well.Chambers Global 2017Private Funds In-House Lawyer Training Day

Join us in London, Wednesday 19 June, for our training sessions, designed for junior to mid-level in-house legal and compliance team members at private fund management businesses, and any non-legal members of your business and investor relations teams who would like to attend. The training sessions will be delivered by senior lawyers from across our fund formation, transactional, tax, regulatory and finance practices.

We have advised the leading investment holding group focused on securities businesses in China on its $1.16 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the largest Hong Kong IPO thus far this year.

Clifford Chance announces Singapore-based AI start-up as winner of Create+65 Innovators

TAIGER, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence start-up, is the winner of Create+65 Innovators, the firms first start-up initiative in Asia Pacific.

Clifford Chance pilots new approach to evaluating lawyer performance

We have launched a year-long trial across the firms offices in the Middle East to understand the impact of removing the billable hour from our assessment of lawyer contribution and performance.

We have announced the promotion of 30 lawyers to the partnership. The new partners are drawn from all of the firms market-leading practices, and from across its global network. The promotions take effect 1 May 2019.