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This client update focuses on the examination priorities that are most relevant to investment advisers to private equity and hedge funds.
Debevoise & Plimption has published its FCPA Update for January 2013. The lead article concerns anti-corruption compliance in 2013.
The NYSE has updated its Section 303A written affirmation form to reflect the recent modifications to the NYSE listing standards for compensation committees of equity issuers.
AMAC has announced a provisional regulation requiring the registration of domestic Chinese private equity fund managers and filings by domestic Chinese private equity funds with AMAC.
The SEC recently published Form SD, the disclosure form to be filed by all SEC reporting companies that are subject to the SEC’s conflict minerals rule.
Court rules that Garlock’s settlement history does not accurately represent its actual asbestos liability
Garlock Sealing Technologies is only liable for a fraction of the asbestos liability alleged against it by current and future mesothelioma claimants.
Handling state AG parens patriae actions after the Supreme Court’s rejection of federal court removal
State attorney-general lawsuits seeking restitution for damaged consumers cannot be removed to federal court as ‘mass actions’ under the Class Action Fairness Act.
The publication of the Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act was followed by a mixed year in terms of the number of resolutions and size of recoveries.
On 20 August 2013, the Higher Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation published Plenum Ruling No. 62 on its official website.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 imposed additional new requirements on commodity trading advisers.
CFTC no-action relief and request for comment for the transaction-level requirements of non-US swap dealers
On 14 November 2013, the DSIO of the CFTC issued Advisory 13-69 in response to inquiries from swap market participants.
This update presents a more in-depth analysis of the proprietary trading aspects of the Final Rule and their implications for affected institutions.
Singapore is looking to create an innovative dispute resolution system that will be of interest to many clients, especially those with commercial interests in south-east Asia.
This update presents an in-depth analysis of the covered funds aspects of the final regulations and their implications for affected institutions.
‘New Year’s resolutions’ for New York non-profits: the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013
Debevoise & Plimpton offers four New Year’s resolutions to help you plan and prepare for the coming changes for New York non-profit organisations.
The UK government announced two main anti-avoidance provisions in its Autumn Statement last month.
A number of reforms designed to simplify certain aspects of the EU merger control process came into effect from 1 January 2014.
The Department of the Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office has published How to Modernize and Improve the System of Insurance Regulation in the United States.
This client update highlights some of the developments from the Fall National Meeting held by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Private equity funds (and their managers/advisers) are subject to various types of regulation under US federal law, in particular under the Dodd-Frank Act, and non-US law.