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MSRB Moves Foward Professional Qualification Standards For Municipal Advisors

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Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to create baseline standards of professional qualification for municipal advisors. The new standards will be incorporated through amendments to the MSRB’s existing Rules G-2 and G-3 on professional qualifications and take effect April 27, 2015. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer […] Read more →

by   |   March 2, 2015

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Exercising Drag-Along Rights After Merger Did Not Waive Appraisal Rights

M&A, Private Equity In Halpin et al v. Riverstone National, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery found that invoking drag-along rights against minority stockholders  after a merger did not waive... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2015

SEC Identifies Enforcement Priorities for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Investment Advisers, Private Equity Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief, Asset Management Unit, SEC Division of Enforcement identified enforcement priorities for hedge funds and private equity funds. For private funds —... Read more →

by   |   February 27, 2015

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CFTC’s Massad on End-Users

Derivatives, Energy CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC’s regulations to accommodate hedging by commercial end-users of... Read more →

by   |   February 26, 2015