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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

SEC Updated Form PF FAQs

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Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The SEC has updated its frequently asked questions on Form PF.  The updates include: General filing information: Questions A.7 through A.9 on rounding, amendments to Form ADV on new private funds, and liquidation of funds. Question 14.2 on assets and liabilities in the cost-based column that would be presented in a fund’s financial statements using […] Read more →

by Jill Radloff   |   August 11, 2013

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SEC Staff Report Relating to the Use of Data Collected from Form PF

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The Dodd-Frank Act provided the SEC with new authority, and directed it to use this authority to require registered investment advisers to maintain records and file reports... Read more →

by Jill Radloff   |   August 1, 2013

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GAO Completes Report on Accredited Investor Standard

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized GAO has completed a report mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act on the accredited investor standard.  The report examines market participants’ views on the existing criteria for... Read more →

by Jill Radloff   |   July 28, 2013

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GAO Study Finds Problems With Conflict Free Minerals Sourcing

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The Government Accountability Office, or GAO, has published a study highlighting some issues with conflict-free minerals sourcing.  Agency and industry officials as well as... Read more →

by Jill Radloff   |   July 19, 2013