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SEC 2016 Examination Priorities for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

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Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, has published its list of 2016 examination priorities. Matters of interest for private equity and hedge fund sponsors include: OCIE will continue conducting focused, risk-based examinations of selected registered investment advisers that it has not yet examined. OCIE will examine private fund advisers, maintaining a […] Read more →

by   |   January 14, 2016


Elio Motors Poised to Raise Nearly $16 Million in Crowdfunding Offering

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities We previously noted that the SEC had qualified Elio Motors Regulation A+ offering – the largest to date. Now, StartEngine, the platform on which the offering is being conducted,... Read more →

by   |   January 14, 2016


SEC Adopts Rules Implementing FAST Act Provisions

Public Companies and Securities The SEC approved interim final rules implementing two provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, adopted by Congress in December, that revise... Read more →

by   |   January 13, 2016


NYC Comptroller Announces 2016 Proxy Access Shareholder Proposals

Public Companies and Securities Some things are as certain as death, taxes and Adobe updates.  There will always be a proxy season, and maybe 15 years ago we started to think about ISS.  Now the list has grown... Read more →

by   |   January 12, 2016