Mr. Kanach represents institutional investors on their investments, including in private equity, hedge, energy and real estate funds, and in negotiating separate account agreements. He advises on various fund structures including onshore and offshore funds, master-feeders, special purpose vehicles and funds of funds. He counsels investment managers on compliance reviews and internal investigations. He frequently advises companies on exceptions from U.S. Investment Company Act registration. Based in Washington, D.C., his focus has included tracking developments in the changing legislative and regulatory framework applicable to the asset management industry.
Mr. Kanach’s articles and media quotations have appeared in ACA Insight, Bloomberg BNA’s Securities Regulation and Law Report and its Privacy and Security Law Report, Board IQ, Hedge Fund Law Report, IA Watch, Investment Lawyer (articles in the January, March, November and December 2012 issues), Private Equity International, and Wolters Kluwer’s Practical Compliance & Risk Management for the Securities Industry, among others. He has contributed chapters to Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law (Practising Law Institute 2012 and 2013), The Encyclopedia of Private Equity and Venture Capital (VCExperts 2012) and The US Private Equity Fund Compliance Guide (PEI 2010).