Daren R. Domina


Daren R. Domina is a partner in the Investment Funds and Private Equity Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP and is the head of the Broker-Dealer Regulatory Practice Group. He provides advice to private investment funds, securities broker-dealers, family offices and registered and unregistered investment advisers on a broad range of formation, structuring, registration, regulatory, compliance and inspection/enforcement/litigation matters.

Investment Management

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SEC Adopts Amendments to Form ADV and Investment Advisers Act Rules

On August 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted amendments (the “Amendments”) to Form ADV and the books and records rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act”)....

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Understanding Investment Adviser Registration and Private Fund Due Diligence," 10th Annual Emerging Issues Forum (MA Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission), September 18, 2014.
  • "Broker-Turned-Adviser Loses Jury Verdict in Misrepresentation Case," quoted in ACA Insight, August 25, 2014.
  • "Dually Registered Advisers are Not Excused from Best Execution," quoted in ACA Insight, August 11, 2014.
  • "The Secondary Market for Hedge Fund Interests," New York Family Office - Private Fund Roundtable, June 12, 2013.
  • "How and Why Do Hedge Funds Managers Set Minimum Subscription Amounts?" quoted in The Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 23 & No. 24, June 2013.
  • "Protecting Your Assets: Utilizing Custodial Accounts and Brokerage Accounts," Haynes and Boone Seminar, May 2, 2013.
  • "Collateral Protection for Financial Assets: Current Legal Trends," live webinar/teleconference presented by Strafford Publications, Inc., December 4, 2012.
  • "Summary and Analysis of Dodd-Frank Rules for Investment Advisers: Registration Requirements, Exemptions, Family Offices, Performance Fee Eligibility," co-author, Journal of Investment Compliance, New York: Institutional Investor Publications, Vol. 12, No. 4, December 2011.
  • "Dodd-Frank Investment Adviser Registration Update," September 2011.
  • "The Final Countdown…It's Time to Prepare for the New Era of Investment Adviser Regulation!" March 2011.
  • "A Practical Guide to Investment Adviser Registration," November 2010.
  • "SEC Adopts Amendments That Overhaul Form ADV Part 2," co-author, Derivatives: Financial Products Report, New York: Thomson Reuters/WG&L, Vol. 12. No. 2, October 2010.
  • "Consequences for Global Hedge Fund Managers of the 'Foreign Private Adviser' Exemption Included in the Dodd-Frank Act," quoted in The Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 3, No. 33, August 2010.
  • "Senate Financial Regulation Bill Requires SEC Registration for Hedge Fund Managers with $100 Million Under Management," co-author, Derivatives: Financial Products Report, New York: Thomson Reuters/WG&L, Vol. 11. No. 10, June 2010. 

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