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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   |   August 11, 2013

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SEC Provides Guidance on Custody of Privately Offered Securities

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC’s Division of Investment Management recently offered guidance on the custody of privately offered securities.  The SEC noted that although a security evidenced by a... Read more →

by   |   August 7, 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   |   August 1, 2013

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Court Invalidates Interchange Fee Rules Because Fed Completely Misunderstood Durbin Amendment

Banking, Litigation The United States District Court has invalidated the Fed’s Interchange Rules in NACS et al v Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board.  The reasons are almost too... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2013