Molly Moore is counsel in the asset management group. Molly's practice focuses on advising hedge funds, investment advisers, mutual funds, endowments and foundations on derivatives and trading arrangements.  She has advised clients regarding cleared and uncleared derivatives and trading, brokerage and custody arrangements. Recently, she has advised clients with respect to the derivatives provisions in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act and related rulemakings. In addition, Molly has experience advising investment companies, their independent directors, and investment advisers on a variety of transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters.

Molly also has experience forming and providing ongoing advice regarding corporate governance matters to tax-exempt entities.


  • Advises many “buy side” clients, including hedge funds, mutual funds, investment advisers, endowments and foundations with respect to laws and regulations governing derivatives trading, including the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Regularly advises many “buy side” clients, including a number of university endowments, on the negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements, master confirmation agreements, custody agreements, triparty agreements for collateral, Master Repurchase Agreements, Global Master Repurchase Agreements, securities lending agreements, derivatives clearing agreements, prime brokerage agreements and other trading documentation.
  • Represents the Sterling Capital Funds and their independent trustees on a wide range of matters under the Investment Company Act. Recent representative matters include the organization of new funds and advice regarding various regulatory and compliance issues.

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