Eric Requenez represents fund sponsors and investors in the formation, structuring and capitalization of investment funds as well as other securities offerings, regulatory and compliance matters, transactions and other corporate matters.
He advises fund sponsors and placement agents in the structuring, negotiation and capitalization of U.S. and non-U.S. private funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, credit funds, energy and infrastructure funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, fund-of-funds, and venture capital funds. Eric also advises clients on the formation of related advisory and management entities.
Eric advises clients in the development, structuring, operation and regulation of closed-end funds, business development companies and mutual funds. He has represented fund sponsors and underwriters in initial public offerings and secondary market financings of closed-end funds and business development companies, including at-the-market, debt, convertible debt and preferred securities offerings.
In addition, Eric counsels investment funds and their directors and investment advisers in transactional, regulatory and compliance related to the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Volcker Rule.
Honors & Awards
- IFLR1000, Rising Star
- The Legal 500 United States
Speeches & Events
- Speaker, “Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds,” Association of Corporate Counsel, March 21, 2019
- Speaker, “Opportunity Zones in 2019: Maximizing Benefits for Your firm,” The Knowledge Group, March 20, 2019
- Keynote speaker, “Qualified Opportunity Zones,” Stroock and KPMG Present the Latest Insights on QOZs and Impact Investing, New York, NY, February 26, 2019
- Speaker, “Qualified Opportunity Funds Sponsors & the Types of Investments they are Seeking,” The Riverside Experience Opportunity Zone Conference, New York, NY, November 29, 2018
- Panelist, “Rapid Fire: Cutting Edge Topics Real Estate Professionals Need to Know Now,” USC Gould School of Law 2018 Real Estate Law and Business Forum, April 12, 2018
- Co-author, “Opportunity Zone REITs — a Path to the Retail Market?” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 22, 2019
- Co-author, “SEC Adopts Amendments to Regulation S-K to Simplify and Update Disclosure Requirements,” Stroock Special Bulletin, November 5, 2018
- Co-author, “Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule’s Implementing Rules – Select Proposals and Open Questions,” Real Estate Finance Journal, July 2, 2018
- Co-author, “SEC Proposes Regulation Best Interest And Other New Standards Of Conduct For Broker-Dealers And Investment Advisers,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 30, 2018
- Co-author, “SEC Identifies Top 6 Investment Advisory Fee and Expense Compliance Issues for Investment Advisers,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 19, 2018
- Co-author, “SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation S-K to Simplify and Modernize Disclosure Requirements,” Stroock Special Bulletin, October 23, 2017
- Co-author, “OCI Issues Risk Alert Highlighting the Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issues,” Stroock Special Bulletin, October 2, 2017
- “Lessons From SEC Sanctions Against Blackstreet,” Law360, June 10, 2016
Admitted To Practice
J.D., Columbia Law School, 2007
B.A., Columbia University, 2004
In The Spotlight
NewsBack To Full Bio
November 6, 2018
13 Stroock Attorneys and 5 Stroock Practice Groups Listed in 2019's IFLR1000
June 1, 2018
Stroock Receives Honors in 16 Practices from The Legal 500 United States 2018: 38 Stroock Lawyers Recognized
October 2, 2017 | New York Law Journal
Eric Requenez mentioned in "On the Move"
September 25, 2017 | Reuters
Eric Requenez mentioned in "Career Tracker: Lawyers on the Move"
September 22, 2017 | Hedge Fund Legal & Compliance Digest
Eric Requenez mentioned and Jeff Keitelman quoted in "Stroock Snags Private Funds Partner Eric Requenez"
September 20, 2017 | IFLR1000
Eric Requenez mentioned in "Stroock swoops for funds partner in NYC"
September 20, 2017 | citybizlist
Eric Requenez quoted in “Stroock Adds Partner Eric Requenez”
September 20, 2017 | Hedgeweek
Eric Requenez quoted in "Stroock adds partner to Private Funds Group"
September 20, 2017 | Axios
Eric Requenez mentioned in "Axios It’s Personnel"
September 19, 2017
Stroock Expands Private Funds Group with Addition of Partner Eric Requenez
PublicationsBack To Full Bio
March 22, 2019 | Stroock Special Bulletin
Opportunity Zone REITs — a Path to the Retail Market?
November 5, 2018 | Stroock Special Bulletin
SEC Adopts Amendments to Regulation S-K to Simplify and Update Disclosure Requirements
October 23, 2017 | Stroock Special Bulletin
"SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation S-K to Simplify and Modernize Disclosure Requirements"
October 2, 2017 | Stroock Special Bulletin
"OCIE Issues Risk Alert Highlighting the Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issues"
EventsBack To Service
March 20, 2019
Opportunity Zones in 2019: Maximizing Benefits for Your Firm
November 29, 2018
Opportunity Zone Conference & Real Estate Gala Networking Reception
April 12, 2018
USC Gould School of Law 2018 Real Estate Law and Business Forum