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On August 23, 2023, a divided SEC voted to adopt enhanced regulations of private fund advisers. These included two rules that all investment advisers managing private funds must follow: the Preferential Treatment Rule and the Restricted Activities Rule.Read More
The SEC charged a registered investment adviser (“the RIA”) and its principal (collectively, “Respondents”) with improperly allocating fees and expenses to two private equity funds (collectively, “the Funds”) managed by Respondents.
On August 11, 2017, the SEC charged a hedge fund manager with misappropriating investor money between different funds he managed. These improper allocations were used to pay for legal and administrative expenses incurred by certain hedge funds during ongoing litigation with the SEC.
On August 3, 2017, the DOL released a conflict of interest FAQs to provide additional clarification around the Fiduciary Rule. In the FAQ, the DOL provides guidance. The DOL will likely provide additional guidance during this transition period leading up to January 1, 2018.