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The FCA's First Antitrust Decision: "When Market Chatter Becomes Collusion"
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) officials who were involved in the FCA's first competition decision, Anti-Competitive Conduct in the Asset Management Sector, shared their views on the case at a Skadden-moderated Q&A session on July 2, 2019.
16 Aug 2019
Activists Take Another $290 Million Bite Out Of Vulnerable Closed-End Fund Asset Class
On June 14, 2019, Saba Capital Management, L.P. (Saba) entered into three standstill agreements with Invesco Advisers, Inc.
United States
2 Jul 2019
Second Wave Of Opportunity Zone Guidance Addresses Many Key Issues, Leaves Open Questions For Future Guidance
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) recently issued a second set of proposed regulations concerning the taxation of qualified opportunity zone funds
United States
5 Jun 2019
UK Financial Conduct Authority's First Antitrust Penalty: Sharing Pricing Intentions On IPOs Or Share Placements With Rival Asset Managers Is Illegal
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued its first antitrust decision since obtaining competition law powers four years ago. The decision is a controversial one. It sets the FCA
17 May 2019
SEC Proposes Securities Offering Reforms For Business Development Companies And Registered Closed-End Investment Companies
On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose a series of rule and form amendments, as directed by Congress under the Small
United States
6 May 2019
'No-Deal' Brexit – EU Regulators Take Small Steps To Maintain Status Quo For UK Fund Managers
In the middle of February 2019, Brexit continues to be debated between Westminster and Brussels, despite the rapidly approaching deadline for the United Kingdom (U.K.) to leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019.
20 Feb 2019
Governance Implications Of CFIUS Reform For US Investment Funds With Foreign Investors
In August 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018, which significantly reformed national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
United States
6 Nov 2018
European Private Equity Thrives With Record Fundraising
Private equity (PE) fundraising in Europe hit €91.9 billion in 2017, the highest it has been since 2006.1 Of that amount, €71.7 billion was invested in European companies, an increase of 29 percent...
27 Sep 2018
Opportunity Zones Abound But Investors, Tread Carefully
The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a new capital gains exemption for long-term investments in low-income communities that have been designated as "opportunity zones."
15 Aug 2018
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