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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On June 5, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously vacated a rule the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enacted in August 2023 that was intended to protect investors who invest in certain private funds and prevent fraud by the investment advisers to Private Funds.
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U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Reps. Wiley Nickel (D-NC) and Mike Flood (R-NE) are working to overturn a controversial Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff accounting bulletin, SAB 121

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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

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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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