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  • July 26, 2017

    Rising Star: Debevoise & Plimpton's Andrew Ahern

    When Newport Global Advisors needed to restructure a $500 million fund and HarbourVest Partners had to seal deals like its purchase of a $1.9 billion fund manager from Bank of America Corp., they turned to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Andrew Ahern, whose continuing relationships with big clients landed him among the five asset management attorneys under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.

  • July 26, 2017

    Jay Clayton's Enforcement Philosophy

    Recent remarks made by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton suggest an enforcement approach that will consider factors beyond impact on the specific victims. Clayton’s remarks also signal that the SEC may proceed with caution on cybersecurity enforcement as it relates to public companies, says Lou Mejia, former SEC chief litigation counsel now with Perkins Coie LLP.

  • July 26, 2017

    UK Financial Watchdogs Expand Senior Manager Rules

    British financial regulators set out plans on Wednesday to broaden rules holding senior managers at banks and insurers accountable for misconduct inside their firms to encompass other financial services, including asset managers and brokers.

  • July 25, 2017

    SEC Chief Pans Fiduciary Rule In Letter To Labor Dept.

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael Piwowar filed a public comment letter with the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday blasting its Obama-era rule requiring retirement advisers to act in their clients’ best interests.

  • July 25, 2017

    'Digital Assets' May Need To Be Registered, SEC Warns

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that “initial coin offerings” that issue digital tokens in exchange for money or digital currency may be subject to regulation under federal securities laws, warning that its approach to enforcement would be guided by “economic realities” instead of the labels businesses use.

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  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Initial public offerings
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Spinoffs
  • Franchise and management agreements
  • Real estate deals
  • Shareholder activism involving hedge funds and hedge fund managers
  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • Financial company lobbying
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • LITIGATION
  • Bankruptcies involving assets managed by hedge funds, pension funds, mutual funds, or other investment managers
  • Restructuring and distressed debt issues
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of asset management practices

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