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10 Minute Overview of General Solicitation and Crowdfunding

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Broker-Dealer, Private Equity On August 19, Nicole Strydom and I gave a 10 minute presentation on the general solicitation rules and the current status of “crowdfunding” at a ceremony to announce the finalists in the student division of the Minnesota Cup.  This summary of our presentation provides brief overview of the new rules on general solicitation and the […] Read more →

by   |   August 21, 2013

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SEC Charges Private Equity Fund Manager with Misleading Investors about Valuation and Performance

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has charged a former portfolio manager at Oppenheimer & Co. with misleading investors about the valuation and performance of a fund consisting of other private equity... Read more →

by   |   August 20, 2013


MSRB Requests Comment on Consolidated Registration Rule

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is seeking comment on proposed rule changes that would set forth in a single rule the requirements to and process by which... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2013


FERC’s BP America Manipulation Show Cause and Proposed $28 Million Penalty Highlights the Interrelationship Between CFTC and FERC in Enforcement Matters

Energy The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) August 5, 2013, $28 million show cause order against BP America Inc. and other BP affiliates highlights the interrelationship... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2013