Jay G. Baris


  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), which significantly changes the landscape for investment advisers operating in the United States or taking investment from United States persons. Among other things, Dodd-Frank eliminates the "private adviser" exemption from the...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Editor: Would each of you gentlemen tell us something about your professional experience? Baris: I am a partner in the Financial Services Group at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. For the past 24 years I have represented investment companies and investment advisers.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    New York's Attorney General sent shock waves through the mutual fund world when it brought charges against a hedge fund and its managing principal, alleging their involvement in fraudulent mutual fund trading activity. The Attorney General claimed that several leading mutual fund management companies were "complicit" in this trading and violated fiduciary...