GAIM Ops Cayman
April 14 - 17, 2024
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Ranah Esmaili
Partner at Sidley Austin LLP


RANAH ESMAILI is a partner at Sidley’s office in Washington DC and a member of the firm’s global Securities Enforcement and Regulatory practice. Ranah’s practice focuses on representing private fund managers, registered fund advisers and trustees, investment advisers to individuals, and broker dealers in regulatory and government investigations and examinations. She also provides advice and counseling to clients on a wide range of securities regulatory matters, including conflicts of interest and disclosure, fees and expense practices and disclosure, mutual fund share class selection and disclosures, material non-public information, off-channel communications, and ESG disclosures and compliance.

Ranah joined Sidley in 2021 from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Enforcement Division, where she served as assistant director of the Asset Management Unit. In that role, she oversaw investigations relating to the activities of hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, registered investment companies, separately managed accounts, and their investment advisers.

Agenda Sessions

  • The SEC and recent whistleblower case