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Arthur Don is the Co-Chair of the Investment Management Group. He has more than 40 years of experience representing mutual funds, public investment companies, fund independent directors, investment advisers, private investment funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, broker-dealers and public companies in a variety of sophisticated securities transactions. His experience includes various aspects of investment company practice, from organizing new funds through acquisitions and mergers of funds. Arthur has represented issuers and underwriters in numerous public offerings. He also frequently advises independent directors on fiduciary duties, and advises clients on compliance policy issues.

On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finalized amendments to Regulation S-P (the Amendments) that largely adopt the proposed amendments the SEC issued in 2023. As discussed

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In September 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced three separate enforcement orders reflecting a renewed interest in and scrutiny of provisions in employment agreements and separation agreements. These

Continue Reading SEC Broadens Scrutiny of Employment and Separation Agreements Under Whistleblower Rule

On Sept. 6, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations issued a Risk Alert detailing the Division’s examination selection process for SEC-registered investment advisers (Advisers). The Risk Alert

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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.

Continue reading the full GT Alert.

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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 Feb. 9, 2022, the SEC released its long-awaited proposed cybersecurity rule, and there’s a lot to unpack. As GT reported previously, the SEC increased enforcement of cybersecurity
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On Oct. 26, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Examinations issued a Risk Alert in which it identified observations from examinations under its registered investment company initiative,
Continue Reading SEC Issues Risk Alert Regarding Registered Investment Companies