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Current SEC Priorities Regarding Hedge Fund Managers


Investment Advisers, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Norm Champ, the SEC’s Director of the Division of Investment Management, recently gave a speech addressing the SEC’s priorities regarding hedge fund managers. As to the JOBS Act and the elimination of general solicitation, Mr. Champ noted: Advisers to private funds are subject to an anti-fraud rule that prohibits fraudulent and misleading conduct with respect […] Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2013

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CFPB Warns Employers Against Exclusive Use of Payroll Cards

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has published a bulletin expressing its view that employers cannot require their employees to receive wages on a payroll card. The bulletin also gives the CFPB’s view... Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2013

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FERC Chairman’s Letter to Senate Highlights FERC-CFTC Tension and a Voluntary Trader Ban in the JP Morgan $410 Million FERC Settlement

Energy This past Monday, September 9, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) posted a letter from its chairman, Jon Wellinghopf, to Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey... Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2013


Spreecast on Reg D and General Solicitation with Bonnie Roe, @joewallin and @brocromanek

Public Companies and Securities Join the free Spreecast on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 2:00 – 2:30 pm, eastern time, where the topic will be “More on Reg D Offerings Today.”  The Spreecast is... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2013