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Test Filing of Electronic Form PF is Now Available for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Advisers

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Investment Advisers, Private Equity Hedge funds and private equity advisers with more than $150 million in assets under management that have registered with the SEC as investment advisers will have to begin filing Form PF with the SEC as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Form PF will be filed electronically through the PFRD system, which is a subsystem of […] Read more →

by   |   May 24, 2012

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CFPB Considering Rules on Prepaid Cards

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has taken the first step toward adopting consumer protections for the prepaid card market. The CFPB’s Advance Notice of... Read more →

by   |   May 24, 2012

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Advertising by Hedge Funds and Private Equity Groups After the JOBS Act

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The JOBS Act directs the SEC to eliminate the prohibition on general solicitations for securities offerings under Rule 506. Once the prohibition is eliminated, many advisers to... Read more →

by   |   May 21, 2012

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GAO Identifies Internal Control Issues at CFPB

Consumer Protection During its audit of the CFPB’s fiscal year 2011 financial statements, the GAO identified seven internal control issues that could adversely affect CFPB’s ability to meet its... Read more →

by   |   May 21, 2012