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Delaware Chancery Declines Post-Filing Use Of Section 220 Books And Records Inspection Request
A recent decision by the Delaware Chancery Court suggests that a litigant might forego the ability to file a books and records request if it waits to do so until after the lawsuit is filed.
United States
6 Mar 2019
Proskauer Private Investment Funds Group Releases 2018 Annual Review And Outlook
Proskauer's Private Investment Funds Group today released its 2018 Annual Review and Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Veil-Piercing Under California Law – Heightened Risks For Fund Managers
We recently posted about the risks associated with veil-piercing claims and the ways in which fund managers can protect themselves from exposure to these claims.
United States
3 Oct 2017
Snap Judgment: Unicorns Under Pressure And Addressing Risks Of Private Lawsuits
The recent IPOs of Snap, Inc. and Blue Apron indicate that while the IPO pipeline continues to flow, there may be a cautionary tale for "unicorns" – venture-backed companies with estimated...
United States
22 Sep 2017
Fund Restructurings: How To Navigate A Conflict-Rich Environment
The number of private equity fund restructurings is likely to rise in the coming years.
United States
20 Oct 2016
Unicorns Under Scrutiny: The SEC Previews Its "Long Arm" Of The Law
As we previously discussed, SEC Chair Mary Jo White recently delivered the keynote address at the Silicon Valley Initiative hosted by the SEC-Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.
United States
6 May 2016
New Legislation Extends JOBS Act Relief And Creates Resale Exemption, Among Other Changes To The Federal Securities Laws
On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, known as the FAST Act.
United States
8 Jan 2016
Don’t Get Burned By The "Sunshine:" Risk Factors For Venture Capital Firms In An Era Of Increasing SEC Scrutiny
Andrew J. Bowden, the Director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, gave a speech entitled "Spreading Sunshine in Private Equity" in May 2014
United States
21 Nov 2014
SEC Announces First Pay-to-Play Enforcement Action
The SEC announced its first enforcement action under the Pay-to-Play Rule, Rule 206(4)-5 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
United States
1 Jul 2014
A Reminder: SEC Exempt Reporting Adviser Filing Due March 30 From Many U.S. And Non-U.S. Investment Advisers
The deadline for filing with the SEC as an Exempt Reporting Adviser (ERA) is March 30, 2012.
United States
20 Mar 2012
Possible Changes To The AIFM Directive For Venture Capital
Many U.S. managers of alternative investment funds are aware of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive), which will require some managers to become authorised under the Directive and others to comply with discrete parts of the Directive.
United States
7 Jul 2011
Treasury Secretary And SEC Chief Call For Registration Of Advisers To Private Funds And Other Changes
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s testimony yesterday before the House Financial Services Committee summarized the Obama Administration’s priorities for regulatory reform to the U.S. financial system.
United States
31 Mar 2009
New House Bill Would Require Registration Of Almost All Investment Advisers
Many advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and fund of funds use the “private adviser exemption” to avoid having to register with the SEC as investment advisers, if they have fewer than 15 clients in any 12 month period.
United States
3 Mar 2009
A Silver Lining In The Legislative Cloud Over Private Investment Funds: Proposed Legislation Would Modify The Unrelated Business Taxable Income Rules For Tax-Exempt Investors
Over the past several months, private investment funds (including private equity, venture capital and hedge funds) and their managers have been under intense scrutiny by Congress and the media.
United States
14 Sep 2007
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