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Clifford Chance

31 WEST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6131, USA
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Clifford Cone

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Work +1 212 878 3180
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Clifford Chance

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Capital Markets

Position

Cliff Cone focuses his practice on the investment management sector and has a broad base of expertise advising alternative investment managers, registered investment companies and boards of directors with respect to all aspects of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Cliff has extensive experience with the organization and ongoing representation of U.S. registered open-end and closed-end investment companies, exchange-traded funds and business development companies. He also regularly consults with investment advisers on registration and ongoing compliance and disclosure issues.

Education

Brooklyn Law School (JD, Richardson Merit Scholar), 2005; Cornell University (BA), 2002


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Clifford Chance's REIT team in New York brings together a cross-section of lawyers from the real estate, capital markets, M&A, funds, governance, regulatory, finance and tax practices; it has experience in the US and international markets, with notable clients including Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance,¬†Colony NorthStar,¬†ReNew REIT and¬†Corporate Property Associates 17 - Global.¬†REITs practice leader Jay Bernstein,¬†US tax, pensions and employment practice tax head¬†Richard Catalano,¬†Jason Myers,¬†Larry Medvinsky¬†and Clifford Cone¬†acted for CNL Financial Group, a private investment management firm, in both¬†the formation of an externally managed non-traded company, CNL Strategic Capital (the company), and¬†the company's IPO; and co-head of the US capital markets practice¬†Kathleen Werner¬†and Catalano¬†led advice to¬†Corporate Property Associates 17 ‚Äď Global, a¬†publicly held non-traded REIT, on its merger with WP Carey, a¬†large, diversified net-lease REIT.¬†Andrew Epstein¬†and¬†Jake Farquharson¬†are also highly rated;¬†Steven Mastrovich,¬†former managing director of three major investment banks,¬†joined as counsel.

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