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Richard M. Cutshall is Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Rich has experience representing clients in a variety of investment management, corporate, and general securities matters, including the representation of mutual funds and other funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, fund independent directors, unregistered investment companies, federally registered and state registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, and an array of public and private companies. He represents clients in all aspects of investment company practice, including organizing and forming new funds, registering investment companies with the SEC, the acquisition and merger of funds, and advising clients on the day-to-day aspects of corporate governance, board and adviser fiduciary responsibility, and SEC compliance.

By a 3-2 party-line vote, on Aug. 23, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted some of the most significant new rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as

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A holding subjecting Term Loan Bs to securities regulation would have a profound effect on the $1.4 trillion market for syndicated term loans and on financial institutions at a time of limited liquidity.
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On Feb. 7, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations announced its 2023 examination priorities. The announcement focuses on six different categories.

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On Jan. 10, 2023, the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released its 2023 Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program (“Report”) in which it identifies the year’s areas of examination

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On July 14, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation that, if passed by the Senate and signed into law, would expand the types of institutions required to

Continue Reading ENABLERS Act Proposes to Expand Definition of ‘Financial Institution’; Impose BSA/AML Requirements on Professional Service Providers