Dorothy D. Mehta

Special Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6846

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Practice Areas

  • Commodities & Futures Regulation
  • Financial Regulation
  • Fund Formation
  • Investment Management Transactions
  • Investment Management
  • Investment Management Litigation
  • Investment Management Regulation & Compliance
 
University Cornell University, A.B., 1999
 
Law SchoolFordham University, School of Law, J.D., 2004
 
Admitted2004, New Jersey; 2005, New York
 
Biography

Dorothy D. Mehta is Special Counsel in the Firm's Financial Services Department, concentrating her practice on alternative investment matters. Ms. Mehta has extensive experience representing investment advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds and managed accounts, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors. Her practice includes the structuring, formation and operation (domestically and on a cross-border basis) of a variety of alternative investments products, including U.S. and non-U.S. hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds, funds-of-funds, and commodity pools (both privately- and publicly-offered), and the establishment of separately managed account arrangements.

Dorothy also regularly advises clients on CFTC and SEC registration and related compliance requirements (including with the rules and by-laws of the NFA), as well as on matters pertaining to the Dodd-Frank Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and federal securities laws generally.

Because of her work with public commodity pools, Ms. Mehta has significant exposure to securities offerings registered under the Securities Act and the issuers registered under the Exchange Act as well as dealing with the CFTC and NFA rules relating to public and private commodity pools. Ms. Mehta has also worked extensively with securities-type managers on fund structuring and SEC regulatory compliance matters. With recent Dodd-Frank amendments to the commodities laws, she has been significantly involved with private equity funds, registered investment companies and structured finance vehicles in their transition to CFTC regulation.

She is a member of the Managed Fund Association's CTA/CPO Forum and a member of the Education and Best Practices Committee of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable.

In 2014, Dorothy was listed as a Key Individual in Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds by the Legal 500 legal directory, and as a Rising Star in Securities and Corporate Finance in New York - Metro by Super Lawyers.

Dorothy received her J.D. in 2004 from Fordham University School of Law and an A.B. in 1999 from Cornell University.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014

Jun 27, 2014

Recognition

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014

Jun 27, 2014

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

Quick Help Guide to CFTC's New Rules for CPOs to RICs; Amended Rules for Other CPOs and CTAs

Aug 22, 2013

SEC Adopts Significant Amendments to Private Placement Rules: JOBS Act Rules Eliminate Ban on General Solicitation and Dodd-Frank Mandate Disqualifies Bad Actors

Aug 13, 2013

Events

L&C 2014 - 36th Annual FIA Law & Compliance Division Conference

May 07, 2014

MFA Compliance 2014

May 07, 2014

Regulation, Operations & Compliance (ROC) Cayman 2014

Mar 12, 2014

 
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Dorothy D. Mehta


New YorkNY 10281-0006




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