Nicole Kalajian

CounselStradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLPContact

Nicole represents securities, commodities and cryptocurrency professionals in a
variety of regulatory, compliance and corporate matters. She has extensive
experience with respect to hedge funds, commodity pools, private equity funds,
cryptocurrency funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, fund of funds and
socially responsible investment vehicles. Nicole provides legal and compliance
guidance to registered and exempt investment advisers, commodity pool
operators (CPOs), commodity trading advisors (CTAs), introducing brokers (IBs),
forex (FX) firms, proprietary trading firms, futures commission merchants (FCMs)
and broker-dealers (BDs). Nicole provides legal and compliance guidance
concerning the launch of securities token offerings (STOs), i.e., compliant initial
coin offerings (ICOs). She also serves as counsel to boards, mutual funds and
exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Nicole drafts and develops offering documents, compliance manuals, policies and
procedures, corporate materials, business contracts, investment agreements and
advertising materials. She also provides legal and structuring guidance concerning
master-feeder structures, domestic and foreign funds, international offerings,
separately managed accounts and robo-adviser platforms.

Nicole is a Founder of the Investment Network and the Digital Assets Working
Group, and is the Director of the Washington D.C. Compliance Roundtable of the
Chicago Region. Nicole was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016, 2017
and 2018.

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