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

William de Cordova
Editor-in-Chief at The Hedge Fund Law Report and The Private Equity Law Report


William V. de Cordova is the Editor‑in‑Chief of the Hedge Fund Law Report and the Private Equity Law Report. An attorney with 20 years of private funds experience, Bill oversees all editorial content, ensuring that the HFLR and the PELR each continue to present incisive analysis of regulation, compliance, best practices, enforcement, taxation, derivatives, marketing and more. Bill manages a team with strong backgrounds in private funds law, compliance and operations, and he collaborates with leading lawyers, compliance professionals, regulators and other thought leaders.

Bill previously served as general counsel of Investcorp’s New York-based hedge funds line of business. During his seven-year tenure, he oversaw all in‑house legal matters relating to Investcorp’s funds of hedge funds, single manager platform and special opportunities portfolios.

Prior to joining Investcorp, Bill practiced law in the investment management practices of Arnold & Porter LLP and Dorsey & Whitney LLP, representing hedge funds, private equity funds, registered investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors and broker-dealers.

Bill received his bachelor’s degree in History cum laude from Princeton University and his JD from the Georgetown University School of Law.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening remarks

  • In the hot seat – my journey

  • Opening remarks

  • In conversation with Shlomo

  • Stories from the leaders

  • Opening remarks

  • Due diligence considerations for PE funds