Hedge Funds

Lorne named legal chief at Millennium

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In early March, Simon Lorne joined Millennium Partners as a principal and chief legal officer at the New York-based alternative investment giant. His appointment to oversee all compliance matters for the shop comes at a time when Millennium and other fund shops are left pondering the implications of possible mandatory registration of hedge fund groups with the Securities and Exchange Commission. And Lorne is no stranger to Washington, having served from 1993 to 1996 as general counsel at the SEC, where he played a role in helping Congress draft the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Lorne also held