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SEC rule amendments to require electronic submission of Form 144 filings and “glossy” annual reports

The SEC recently adopted rule amendments that will require registrants and other persons to file or otherwise submit electronically via EDGAR a variety of documents that previously could be ...

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Carried interest schemes for asset managers
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During the last decade, the shape and source of capital flows and investment have fundamentally shifted. Private capital continues to flow into all asset classes including real estate,...

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SEC releases long-awaited ESG proposal for investment companies and investment advisers

On 25 May, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) introduced a proposal to amend certain rules and forms under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the Advisers Act) and ...

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Restrictions on lawyer ads involving drugs and medical devices are not unconstitutional, says federal court

The Fourth Circuit has found that a West Virginia state law restricting how attorneys can solicit clients in pharmaceutical and medical device cases does not violate the First Amendment. At ...

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SEC proposes expansive climate-related disclosure rules

On March 21, in one of its most significant rulemakings in recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules that would require public companies to provide investors with...

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SEC releases 2022 examination priorities with focus on private funds

On March 29, the Division of Examinations (the Division) within the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) released its annual list of examination priorities for investment...

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U.S. announces record Strategic Petroleum Reserve release; energy-related Russia sanctions updates

On March 31, to address rising energy prices in the U.S. and globally, the Biden administration announced a record release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, of roughly one million...

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SEC proposes significant new cybersecurity disclosure requirements

On March 9, 2022 the SEC proposed rule amendments that would require public companies to report detailed information about material cybersecurity incidents affecting their business and...

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SEC proposes climate-related disclosure rules

On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed its much anticipated rules requiring climate-related disclosure. The proposed rules, which are intended to...

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