Katten was named the Best Onshore Law Firm for Hedge Fund Start-Ups at the recent HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2014 event in New York. Katten helps hedge fund start-ups with the entire lifecycle of funds, including counsel on the registration domicile, offering jurisdictions and types of investors solicited, regulatory compliance, personnel compensation, intellectual property protection, service provider agreements, third-party marketers, tax planning, managed accounts, exit strategies, and general business matters.