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Rule 506 FAQs: Some Answers, Some New Questions

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On December 4, 2013, the SEC released a new batch of FAQs regarding new Rules 506(d) and 506(e). Before diving in to the clarifications provided and the new uncertainties raised by the SEC in the new FAQs, you might want to take a quick look back at our prior post explaining the rules.  Broadly speaking, […] Read more →

by   |   December 4, 2013

CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a rule that allows the CFPB to supervise certain nonbank student loan servicers for the first time. The CFPB currently oversees student loan servicing at the... Read more →

by   |   December 3, 2013

SEC Gives Guidance on Venture Capital Exemption

Investment Advisers The SEC Division of Investment Management has provided guidance regarding the application of the exemption from investment adviser registration available to an investment adviser... Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2013

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Nasdaq Proposes Changes to Compensation Committee Independence Requirements

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized When implementing SEC Exchange Act Rule 10C-1 regarding the independence of compensation committee members, Nasdaq adopted a prohibition on the receipt of compensatory fees by... Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2013