Maya Fishman

Head of Legal and Compliance

As Head of Legal and Compliance, Maya oversees the global legal and regulatory affairs of Aksia. Maya leads legal negotiations on behalf of the firm, advises clients on fund structuring in various jurisdictions, including the U.S., Cayman Islands, and Ireland, and manages Aksia’s compliance program. Prior to joining Aksia in March 2010, Maya was an attorney at Seward & Kissel LLP where she specialized in the formation and representation of U.S. and offshore hedge funds, funds of funds, and investment advisers, and provided legal advice relating to the structure, organization and compliance matters of investment managers. Maya received a B.A. from Cornell University, with distinction in all subjects, and a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law. She is admitted to the New York and New Jersey bars. In 2014, Maya was recognized as a Rising Star of Hedge Funds by Institutional Investor Magazine.

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