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Bill Myers has been a journalist for more than two decades in Chicago, Cambodia and Washington, DC. He's covered the capital at nearly every level. He started his career at the late, great City News Bureau of Chicago (motto: "If your mother says she loves you—check it out.")
The SEC has formed a new task force that regulators hope will help keep them ahead of market crises. The team, officially called the Event ...
Investment advisers are already struggling at laying out their firms’ relationship summaries, the SEC says. IAs were required to publish their Form CRS beginning June ...
SEC staff are “re-examining” rules that keep Main Street investors out of private, closed-end funds, and considering rules that would allow some retirement funds to ...
In an effort to clarify and simplify compliance with the implementing regulations, the final rule adopts revisions to the provisions that govern the relationship between ...
More than three-fifths of private fund CCOs are wearing multiple hats on the job, an analysis of SEC data shows. There were 4,561 private fund ...
Employees for private fund advisers are betting on the Democrats this year but private funds’ political action committees are still hedging, an analysis of campaign ...
Republican SEC Commissioners have approved new rules that define proxy advisors as “solicitors” and voted in favor of issuing new guidance warning investment advisers to ...
The Institutional Limited Partners Association has issued a comprehensive deal-by-deal model agreement in hopes of avoiding the kind of ongoing conflicts that have snared private ...
Republican SEC Commissioners on July 22 approved new guidance that warns investment advisers to consider targeted companies’ responses to proxy advisor analyses before casting their ...
Republican SEC Commissioners on July 22 approved the first-of-their-kind rules for proxy advisors. Among other things, it defines proxy advice as “solicitation” under Sec. 14(a) ...
Cyber-baddies targeting financial professionals have stepped up their game so now’s a good time for investment advisers and broker-dealers to step up, too, OCIE says ...
The SEC will consider proxy voting advice amendments and new guidance addressing investment advisers’ responsibilities at its July 22 open meeting, the Commission has announced. ...
The COVID-19 crisis has turned the world upside down, but private fund advisers still must be extra vigilant about how new and different situations effect ...
Pension managers and advisers would not be allowed put their clients’ money in sustainable investments if the ethical goals of the investments lower returns or ...
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Asset managers who offer “green” or “sustainable” investments ought to disclose how they’re using those terms, Republican SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman says. “How are they ...
Cyber-baddies have gotten better at their ransomware and are targeting financial professionals, OCIE says in a new risk alert released July 10. Hackers are also ...
The Department of Labor is seeking comment on proposed rules that would prevent retirement fund managers to invest in funds or other ethical, sustainable and ...
Sideletter
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton told top officials in the Trump Administration he was interested in the Manhattan federal prosecutor’s office less than a week before ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is once more into the breach against private equity industry, demanding that one of its largest trade associations account for its eventually ...
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