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SEC Adopts Final Rule Exempting Venture Capital Advisers From Registration

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Investment Advisers The Dodd-Frank Act amended the Investment Advisers Act to exempt from registration advisers that only manage venture capital funds, and directed the SEC to define the term “venture capital fund.”  The SEC has adopted final rules that define the term “venture capital fund.” Under the definition, a venture capital fund is a private fund that: […] Read more →

by   |   June 22, 2011


SEC Adopts Final Rules for Family Office Exemption

Investment Advisers The SEC has approved a new rule to define “family offices” that are to be excluded from the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.  “Family offices” are entities established by... Read more →

by   |   June 22, 2011


SEC Adopts Rules Regarding Registration of Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Private Equity The SEC has adopted rules that require advisers to hedge funds and other private funds to register with the SEC, establish new exemptions from SEC registration and reporting... Read more →

by   |   June 22, 2011


Correcting Errors in XBRL Filings

Public Companies and Securities Some initial XBRL filers will unfortunately learn that they have submitted an XBRL data file with an error.  The question is, what steps should be taken? Rule 406T of Regulation... Read more →

by   |   June 20, 2011