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Podcast: Ropes & Gray's PEP Talk: General Solicitation By Private Equity Funds Under 506(c)
This new Ropes & Gray podcast series, The PEP Talk, Ropes & Gray's Private Equity Podcast, focuses on legal issues of interest to the private equity industry.
United States
6 Jun 2019
UK Take Private Opportunities For US Funds
Many would have thought that potential UK public to private activity would have remained subdued given the regulatory framework implemented following Kraft/Cadbury and the macro headwinds of high
30 Jan 2019
SEC Adopts Final Hedging Disclosure Rule
In this Alert, we describe the scope and application of the final rule and offer some practical guidance for public companies.
United States
3 Jan 2019
SEC Adopts Inline XBRL Requirements For Operating Companies And Open-End Funds
On June 28, 2018, the SEC voted 4-to-1 to adopt a final rule to require operating company financial information and fund risk/return summary information in Inline XBRL format.
United States
20 Aug 2018
Podcast: International Risks Facing Latin America Companies
With the rise of anti-corruption enforcement activity and new laws throughout Latin America and the rise in coordinated efforts between U.S. and Latin American authorities, companies in Latin America ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
Impact Of Environmental, Social And Governance Agenda On Tax (Video)
Andrew Howard, Ropes & Gray tax partner, addresses tax coming out of the shadows and becoming part of an environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.
8 Aug 2018
Approval Of Enhanced Advance Notice Bylaws
On April 3, 2018, the Superior Court of Washington for King County issued a decision affirming the use of enhanced advance notice bylaws and finding that the board's decision to reject a deficient notice...
United States
25 Apr 2018
Shareholder Proposal Rule (Video)
SEC Rule 14a-8, the shareholder proposal rule, allows a shareholder who's owned at least $2,000 worth of company stock for at least one year to have a proposal included in the company's proxy...
United States
31 Oct 2017
ESMA Issues Opinion On Supervisory Convergence
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") released an opinion today on supervisory convergence in the context of the UK withdrawing from the European Union ("EU").
United States
1 Jun 2017
Recent Proxy Access Developments - November 14, 2016
To date, nearly 300 companies have adopted proxy access bylaws, including over 40% of S&P 500 companies.
United States
15 Nov 2016
The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - Second Quarter 2016
A quarterly recap of mergers and acquisition law news from the M&A team at Ropes & Gray LLP.
United States
26 Aug 2016
A Successful, Evolving Model For Fund Governance
At the end of 1940, assets under management in U.S. registered open-end funds were about $450 million, in about 300,000 shareholder accounts.
United States
4 Aug 2016
NCA And HMRC To Lead Taskforce To Investigate The Panama Papers
From early 2015, 11.5 million documents belonging to a Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, were provided to a German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, who shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
16 May 2016
Final Pay Ratio Rule
On August 5, 2015, the SEC voted 3 to 2 to adopt a final pay ratio rule.
United States
10 Aug 2015
SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rules
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the SEC proposed rules on the disclosure of executive pay versus company performance.
United States
6 May 2015
SEC Charges Underwriter And Bankers In Connection With Offering By China-Based Issuer
On March 27, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against an investment bank and two of its bankers for failing to adequately review and escalate a due diligence report.
United States
1 Apr 2015
Ropes & Gray’s Investment Management Update: December 2014 – January 2015
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
United States
6 Feb 2015
Private Investment Fund Update: July 2014
SEC recently issued new guidance clarifying what constitutes a "beneficial owner" for purposes of the Bad Actor Rules.
United States
23 Jul 2014
U.S. Administrative Law Judge Suspends Chinese Affiliates of "Big Four" Accounting Firms
In a surprising turn in the long-running and widely reported dispute between the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the Chinese affiliates of the "Big Four" accounting firms, on January 22, 2014, a U.S. Administrative Law Judge ruled that the Chinese affiliates of the "Big Four" should be suspended for a period of six months for refusing to turn over audit documents for certain U.S.-listed Chinese companies under investigation by the SEC.
United States
25 Jan 2014
Massachusetts Attorney General Releases Charity CEO Compensation Report
On December 19, the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released the results of a "focused review" of CEO compensation at 25 of the Commonwealth’s largest charities, primarily in the health care and higher education sectors.
United States
23 Dec 2013
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