Partner, Perkins Coie
Michael Didiuk is a partner in the Perkins Coie’s Investment Management practice and a core member of the Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency group. Mike advises asset managers on all aspects of their investment business, including the structuring, formation and private offering requirements of onshore and offshore private investment vehicles, registration and compliance obligations under SEC and state securities laws and SEC examinations and investigations. He also helps startups, including blockchain and cryptocurrency clients, navigate the federal securities laws.
Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Mike worked in various roles at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including as senior counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel for the Division of Investment Management and as investment management counsel to two SEC commissioners at the SEC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Mike worked in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations in the SEC’s San Francisco office, where he led examinations of registered investment advisers, exempt reporting advisers, hedge funds, crypto asset funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds.