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Timothy Spangler

Timothy Spangler advises on the structuring and operation of a wide variety of investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mezzanine funds, film funds and funds of funds. He has experience forming and structuring funds in numerous jurisdictions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, Bermuda, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and Ireland. He also advises regularly on the ongoing compliance obligations of investment management firms under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

Mr. Spangler is the author of The Law of Private Investment Funds (Oxford University Press 2008) and the editor of Investment Management: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press 2010). He is a member of the Private Investment Fund Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor, UCLA School of Law


    London School of Economics, PhD in Law
    Vanderbilt University School of Law, JD
    University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BS in Applied Mathematics