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Stuart Slayton

Stuart Slayton

Stuart Slayton is an associate in the Investment Management Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office. Stuart’s practice focuses on private equity and hedge fund formation and investments, investment management agreements, and general corporate matters. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Stuart worked for the Arizona Attorney General as a legal analyst, helping to pass legislation creating the United States’ first regulatory sandbox for FinTech products, as well as advising on public policy matters relating to the sandbox’s implementation.

Stuart also represents various clients pro bono in conjunction with Advocates for Community Transformation, a non-profit dedicated to reducing crime and creating safe neighborhoods.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • First in the Nation: Arizona’s Regulatory Sandbox, 29 STAN. L. & POL’Y REV. ONLINE 1–17 (2018) (with P. Watkins & E. Daniels) (cited in WASH. U. J. L. & POL’Y; DARTMOUTH L.J.).
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  • Young Adult Ministry Leader, Northplace Church
  • President, Pepperdine Psi Upsilon Alumni Organization


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2021, Managing Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy

B.A., Psychology, Pepperdine University, 2017, summa cum laude



Summary Table of New Private Fund Adviser Rules
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On Aug. 30, 2023, we released a detailed summary of controversial new rules and amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act”) recently adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) that will substantially alter the reporting, disclosure, recordkeeping, and other obligations of investment advisers to private funds (the “Final Rules”). Severa [...]