On Aug. 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to its Regulation D to cautiously expand the definition of “accredited investor” in the Commission’s rules. The change will


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On Aug. 5, 2020, the SEC proposed modifications to current rules and forms that would significantly change the disclosures required of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that report


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On March 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its proposal to harmonize, simplify, and improve the exempt offering framework under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities
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On Jan. 30, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued (i) guidance regarding the disclosure of key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics in Management’s Discussion and Analysis, or MD&A
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The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its annual list of 2020 Examination Priorities on Jan. 7, 2020. Many of
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Section 15 (a)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) generally prohibits a broker or dealer from effecting “any transactions in, or to induce or attempt to induce
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