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SEC Provides Additional Guidance on Form 13F Confidential Treatment Requests

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Investment Advisers The SEC Division of Investment Management has issued additional guidance that is meant to assist institutional investment managers that wish to request confidential treatment, or CT requests, for certain information reported on Form 13F.  The guidance elaborates on the types of information that the SEC believes might be relevant in evaluating a confidential treatment request […] Read more →

by   |   October 2, 2013

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Crowdfunding and JOBS Act News Roundup – October 1, 2013

Public Companies and Securities This article talks about how someone “raised $250K in 53 minutes . . . But the server for my site crashed and was exceptionally slow for about 20 minutes … I have no doubt... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2013

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SEC Enforcement Doubts Accounting Fraud Has Dropped and What It Is Doing About It

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Andrew Ceresney, SEC Co-Director of the Division of Enforcement, recently gave a talk on financial reporting and accounting fraud.  Mr. Ceresney reviewed statistics showing... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2013

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CFTC Responds to FAQ on Commodity Options

Derivatives, Energy Today, the CFTC Division of Market Oversight published a response to frequently asked questions regarding commodity options, including reporting obligations with respect to trade... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2013