UCLA TDG’s FirstFridays

  • Friday, October 06, 2017
  • 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
  • 10889 Wilshire Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90024

TOPIC: “Understanding VC Funding”

SPEAKER:   Timothy Spangler, Partner, Financial Services Group at Dechert LLP, and

Director of Research of the UCLA Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy

Date:   October 6, 2017

Time:   9am-10:30am

Place:  Suite 820-20, 10889 Wilshire Blvd.

Space is limited. RSVP is recommendedThank you!



Timothy Spangler is adjunct faculty at UCLA School of Law. He 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 onshore and offshore jurisdictions around the world. Admitted to practice in both the United States (New York and California) as well as in England, he also advises regularly on the ongoing compliance obligations of investment management firms under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and applicable European financial regulation, including the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Mr. Spangler is the author of One Step Ahead: Private Equity and Hedge Funds after the Global Financial Crisis (Oneworld 2013), as well as the leading academic treatise in the field, The Law of Private Investment Funds (Oxford University Press 2nd edition 2012). He is also the editor of Investment Management: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press 2010).


About FirstFridays @UCLA TDG


UCLA Technology Development Group (UCLA TDG) is pleased to host the monthly educational series, FirstFridays @TDG. The continental breakfast networking event occurs on the first Friday of every month from9:00-10:30 in our new large conference room Suite 820-20, 10889 Wilshire Blvd. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for the campus and local communities to come and meet with our staff and Technology Fellows, to hear a brief presentation on a variety of topics relevant to intellectual property and entrepreneurship at UCLA, and to ask questions and network. Please visit ourEventbrite page for future events.