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SEC Applies Fiduciary Duties Analysis To Voting Obligations
On August 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt new interpretive guidance (the "Voting Interpretation") applicable to investment advisers regarding their
United States
9 Sep 2019
Second Circuit And New York Appellate Division Decisions Affirm Pro-Arbitration Policies
In Deasang Corp. v. NutraSweet Co., the Appellate Division overturned a ruling by a lower court vacating an arbitral award on the ground that the arbitral panel ...
United States
8 Feb 2019
Custody Concerns For Investment Advisers As Loan Agents
On December 20, 2018, the staff of the Division of Investment Management (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued conditional no-action relief to Madison Capital Funding LLC ("Madison").
United States
8 Jan 2019
U.S. Withholding Tax And Reporting Action Items For Investment Funds And Asset Managers (Fall 2018)
Foreign Investor Forms W-8: An update of Forms W-8 on file for non-U.S. investors is generally recommended by December 31, 2018 to ensure that a date of birth (DOB)...
United States
9 Oct 2018
SFC Issues Consultation Conclusions On The Hong Kong Open-Ended Fund Company Regime
The introduction of an OFC structure in Hong Kong is intended to further develop Hong Kong as an international asset management centre and fund domicile.
Hong Kong
26 Jul 2018
Dramatic Change To Federal Estate, Gift And Generation-Skipping Tax Exemptions
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act"), which took effect on January 1, 2018, is the most comprehensive update to the Internal Revenue Code in decades.
United States
14 Feb 2018
SFC (The "Commission") Expresses Concern Over Irregularities In Asset Management Activities
Asset managers should maintain proper and effective risk management policies and procedures to identify and manage the risks to which each fund or discretionary account is, or may be, exposed.
Hong Kong
22 Aug 2017
Financial Conduct Authority's Asset Management Review – Authorised Funds Shake Up
On 28 June 2017, the FCA published the Asset Management Market Study Final Report as well as a Consultation Paper setting out some proposed changes to the FCA's rules, reflecting the FCA's findings...
10 Jul 2017
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