With Mark Lewis, Mark Lewis, Mark Lewis, Mark Lewis, Iain McMurdo, Iain McMurdo, Jonathan Paul Tonge, Jonathan Paul Tonge, Jonathan Paul Tonge, Jonathan Paul Tonge
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") recently published the text of the new Rule 203(b)(3)-2 (the "New Rule 203") and amendments to existing rules, adopted on October 26, 2004, which will require advisers to certain private investment pools, such as hedge funds, to register with the Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act") by February 1, 2006.