Robert M. Crea has joined Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner as its U.S. head of fund formation and a partner in the corporate & finance transactions department in its San Francisco office. He regularly counsels investment advisers, private fund managers, broker-dealers, pension plans and other institutional investors on fund formations, product structuring, regulations, compliance issues, performance presentations and securities law matters. See “Takeaways in the SEC Risk Alert on Performance Advertising, Hedge Clauses and Side Letter Management (Part One of Two)” (Mar. 22, 2022); and “Thirteen Questions an Adviser’s Principals Should Ask Compliance (Part One of Two)” (Mar. 29, 2022).