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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 »

Dodd-Frank Private Equity

SEC Charges Private Equity Advisor with Conflicts for Law Firm Discounts

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Investment Advisers, M&A, Private Equity In a settled enforcement action, the SEC charged a private equity advisor, First Reserve Management, L.P., with conflicts of interest and other matters. First Reserve did not admit or deny the SEC’s findings. The SEC noted First Reserve negotiated a legal fee discount from a law firm for itself for certain services based on the […] Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2016

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SEC’s Use of Form PF in Examinations

Derivatives, Private Equity The SEC has again published its annual report to Congress regarding how the SEC has used Form PF data. The section on enforcement and investigation describes the use of the data... Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2016

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SEC Updates Form ADV

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has adopted final rules requiring investment advisers to provide additional information on Form ADV and other matters. You can find our analysis on the proposed rules... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2016

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SEC Busts Apollo for Disclosure and Supervisory Failures

Investment Advisers, Litigation, M&A, Private Equity The SEC charged four private equity fund advisers affiliated with Apollo Global Management for misleading fund investors about fees and a loan agreement and failing to supervise a... Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2016