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Agencies Provide Guidance On Seeding Period for Volcker Rule

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Banking The staffs of the agencies responsible for administering the Volcker Rule have again updated the Volcker Rule FAQs.  A new FAQ notes that the rule implementing the Volcker Rule and the accompanying preamble make clear that a registered investment company, or RIC, and a foreign public fund, or FPF, are not covered funds for purposes […] Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2015

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Briefing on Regulation A+ Challenge to Extend Though November

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has entered a briefing schedule in Montana’s and Massachusetts’ challenge to Regulation A+.  The states’... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2015


One Tardy Whistleblower Wins SEC Award, One Loses

Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced a whistleblower award of more than $3 million to a company insider whose information helped the SEC crack a complex fraud.  The multi-million dollar payout is... Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2015

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SEC Grants Relief From Risk Retention In Refinancing Transaction

Investment Advisers The SEC granted Crescent Capital Group LP no-action relief if it does  not retain an eligible risk retention interest under Section 15G of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934... Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2015