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Credit Funds Report – The Road Ahead: Driving Success In 2020
The private credit industry grew by leaps and bounds over the past decade: AUM jumped to $769 billion as of June 2018, from $275 billion in 2009.
United States
14 Oct 2019
Podcast: Credit Funds: Pro Rata Sharing Provisions – Key Points For Lenders
That's an excellent point, and a good note to end on.
United States
29 May 2019
SEC Proposes Extending Securities Offering Reforms To Closed-End Funds And Business Development Companies
On March 20, 2019, the SEC issued a release containing proposals intended to streamline the registration, communications and offering practices for business development companies
United States
1 May 2019
Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Update – October-November 2018
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
United States
8 Jan 2019
Potential Implications On The Use Of Passporting For Asset Management Firms In A Post-Brexit World
Passporting is a concept that allows a firm to establish in one jurisdiction and obtain a "passport" to provide services in another jurisdiction, either on a cross-border basis or through establishing a branch.
European Union
18 Jul 2016
The UK's Referendum On Membership Of The European Union – An Update
This is an update to our Alert published on 24 June 2016 on the result of the UK's Referendum on membership in the European Union ("EU").
5 Jul 2016
Brexit – The UK's Decision To Leave The European Union
This note briefly sets out next steps over the coming days, weeks and months and highlights some of the key issues that firms will need to address during this time.
European Union
27 Jun 2016
2014 Mutual Funds And Investment Management Conference
Ropes & Gray’s memorandum summarizing the 2014 Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference sponsored by the ICI is available above.
United States
12 Apr 2014
NFA Announces Waiver Of Proficiency Exam Requirement In Connection With Certain Swaps Activities
On October 3, 2012, the National Futures Association ("NFA") released a Notice to Members (the "Notice") announcing amendments to NFA Bylaw 301 and Registration Rules 401 and 402, which (1) provide for a swaps exemption from the proficiency examination requirement, and (2) establish a process for designation as a "swaps firm" or "swaps associated person."
United States
9 Oct 2012
Investment Management Update: July 2011
On June 22, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), state regulators and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") announced that a registered investment adviser and its broker-dealer affiliate, plus two employees.
United States
14 Jul 2011
Ropes & Gray’s Hedge Fund Update: June 2011
Effective July 16, 2011, certain derivatives provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act will become law, including provisions which expand the definition of a "commodity pool" to include a pooled investment vehicle that trades, or may trade, swaps (other than security-based swaps).
United States
17 Jun 2011
Supreme Court Forecloses Primary Liability For Secondary Actors In Securities Offerings
The Supreme Court today held in "Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders" that investors cannot sue a mutual fund’s investment adviser for misrepresentations in a mutual fund prospectus, even though it was alleged to have participated in drafting the disclosure document.
United States
16 Jun 2011
Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Update: March – April 2011
SEC Staff Issues No-Action Letters Permitting Registered Investment Companies to Maintain Margin with Clearinghouses or Clearing Members for Certain Credit Default Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps
United States
5 May 2011
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