Vadim Avdeychik is of counsel in the Investment Management practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Avdeychik counsels mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), business development companies (BDCs), hedge funds, and their investment advisers. He routinely advises on the formation and operation of registered investment companies (including those implementing alternative investment strategies), alternative fund structures (including registered and unregistered master/feeder and fund-of-funds structures and BDCs), fund governance, regulatory issues involving public and private funds, and investment company status issues. Mr. Avdeychik has extensive experience assisting pre-IPO and public operating companies, specialty finance companies, investment banks, financial product sponsors, and other entities in determining their investment company status or the status of the products they sponsor, including the ability to qualify for exemptions from the Investment Company Act, in connection with securities offerings, financial product launches and other transactions. He also has transactional experience concerning funds and their advisers, including merger and acquisition transactions.
Mr. Avdeychik also has significant ERISA experience, with particular focus on fiduciary issues and prohibited transaction exemption questions under Title I of ERISA. he has authored several articles dealing with the intersection of ERISA and the investment management industry.
Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Avdeychik was the Vice President and Counsel at PIMCO and Assistant Secretary to the PIMCO-Managed Closed-End Funds. Formerly, he was an associate at an international law firm and prior to that, ERISA Enforcement Advisor, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
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