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SEC Changes the Playbook in Proposed Business Conduct Standards for Security-Based Swaps

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Derivatives The SEC has proposed rules that would impose certain business conduct standards upon security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants when those parties engage in security-based swap transactions.  The SEC’s proposed rules stem from Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which authorizes the Commission to implement a comprehensive […] Read more →

by   |   June 29, 2011


XBRL Compliance Is Upon Us

Public Companies and Securities All public companies must now comply with the SEC’s mandate to use XBRL technology when filing financial statements. How hard has compliance been? How do you amend a filing... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2011

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SEC Reporting By Exempt Venture Capital, Hedge Fund and Private Equity Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity As many know, the SEC has issued rules which define which venture capital advisers will not have to register as investment advisers with the SEC.  In addition, the SEC has issued... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2011


SEC Grandfathering of Venture Capital Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The SEC has issued its final rules exempting advisers to venture capital funds from registration under the Investment Advisors Act.  Importantly, the rules exempt certain... Read more →

by   |   June 24, 2011