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SEC Provides Guidance to Private Equity on Seller Escrows

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued guidance to registered private equity advisers regarding escrow arrangements resulting from the sale of a portfolio company.  The guidance revolves around a circumstance involving the sale of a portfolio company owned by one or more pooled investment vehicles (typically private equity funds) advised by a registered investment adviser (i.e. a private […] Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014

CFPB Clarifies Heirs, Divorcees and Estate Planning Transferees Are Not Subject to Ability-to-Repay Rules

Consumer Protection, Uncategorized The CFPB issued an interpretive rule to clarify that when a borrower dies, the name of the borrower’s heir generally may be added to the mortgage without triggering the... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014

Electronic Blue Sky Filings: NASAA Proposes Model State Rules

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) has released model rules relating to the use of its Electronic Filing Depository (EFD) system for Form D and... Read more →

by   |   July 9, 2014

GAO Wants CFPB to Focus on Virtual Currencies

Banking, Consumer Protection GAO issued a report discussing virtual currencies. One example of these is bitcoin, which was developed in 2009. Bitcoin and similar virtual currency systems operate over the... Read more →

by   |   July 6, 2014