GAIM Ops Cayman
April 23 - 26, 2023
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Michael Neus
Private Funds Attorney Fellow at SEC


Michael Neus is the Private Funds Attorney Fellow in the Investment Adviser Regulation Office in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management.

Prior to the SEC, Mr. Neus was a member of the Management Committee, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer ExodusPoint Capital Management, LP. Prior to ExodusPoint, Mr. Neus was on the faculty of the New York University School of Law as Senior Fellow in the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement; Managing Partner, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Perry Capital, LLC; Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at RHG Capital, L.P.; Chief General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Andor Capital Management, L.L.C.; and General Counsel of Soros Private Funds Management LLC. He began his professional career as an associate at the law firm Coudert Brothers, in both the Singapore and New York offices. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.

Mr. Neus teaches a course entitled “Investment Management Regulation and Compliance” as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School and is the co-author with Terrance J. O’Malley of the 2018 book "Insiders’ Guide to Hedge Funds: Successfully Managing the Middle and Back Office."


In addition, Mr. Neus was previously Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Sub-Committee on Institutional Investors; Senior Fellow of the Regulatory Compliance Association; Director, and Chairman of the Investment Advisory Subcommittee, of the Managed Funds Association; and member of the US Legal & Compliance Group of the Alternative Investment Management Association.

The SEC’s Division of Investment Management protects investors and promotes capital formation through oversight and regulation of the nation’s multi-trillion dollar investment management industry.

Agenda Sessions

  • Regulatory change – the future for alternatives in Cayman, Europe, Asia and the US