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SEC Charges Platinum Equity for Misallocation of Broken Deal Expenses

M&A, Private Equity The SEC announced a settled action against Beverly Hills-based investment adviser, Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC, for charging three of its private equity fund clients with about $1.8 million more than it should have in broken deal expenses. According to the SEC’s order, from 2004 to 2015, the three private equity funds invested in 85 companies, […] Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2017

CFTC Files Its First Anti-Fraud Enforcement Action Involving Bitcoin

Litigation The CFTC filed a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Defendants Nicholas Gelfman, of Brooklyn, New York, and... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2017

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SEC Chair Clayton’s Statement on Cybersecurity: EDGAR Was Hacked

Public Companies and Securities SEC Chairman Jay Clayton today issued an unusual statement highlighting the importance of cybersecurity to the agency and market participants, and detailing the agency’s... Read more →

by   |   September 20, 2017

Effect of the New Revenue Recognition Standard on M&A

M&A FASB’s new revenue recognition standard is expected to have wide ranging effects on M&A transactions. The new revenue recognition standard under GAAP (Accounting... Read more →

by , and   |   September 16, 2017