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SEC Issues Concept Release On Harmonization Of Securities Offering Exemptions: Potential Opportunities For Both Private Funds And Registered Funds
On June 18, 2019, the SEC published its Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions (the "Release")
United States
10 Jul 2019
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
Sales Of Businesses In Distress
When a company enters a period of financial distress, directors must consider the interests of the company's creditors and, depending on the extent of the financial distress, may need to prioritise such interests over
28 May 2019
Delaware Supreme Court Reaffirms Importance Of Deal Price In Appraisal Litigation
In Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.,1 the Delaware Supreme Court again endorsed deal-price-minus-synergies as a foundational method for valuing companies
United States
7 May 2019
The Danish Conduit Cases: A Landmark Ruling On Withholding Tax And Abuse Of Rights
In an alarming development for some private equity funds, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) has issued two judgments in the combined N Luxembourg 1 (Case C-115/16),
United States
11 Apr 2019
FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy Update: DOJ Introduces New Compliance Requirements For Companies Using Instant Messaging Platforms
On March 12, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (the "DOJ") revised key provisions of the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the "Policy").
United States
2 Apr 2019
In Delaware, Notices And Deadlines Matter
The recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision by Vice Chancellor Glasscock in Vintage Rodeo Parent, LLC v. Rent-A-Center, Inc.
United States
1 Apr 2019
Tax Issues On Private Equity Transactions
The term ‘private equity' is defined by the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association as ‘any medium to long term finance provided in return for an equity stake in potentially high
United States
27 Feb 2019
Trending Video: New Anti-Abuse Tax Provisions (Video)
Hi, I'm Kat Gregor, and I am a tax partner in Ropes and Gray's Boston office.
United States
3 Dec 2018
New Anti-Abuse Tax Provisions (Video)
Kat Saunders Gregor, Ropes & Gray tax partner and co-founder of the tax controversy group, examines the influx of new anti-abuse provisions around the world.
United States
26 Nov 2018
The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - November 5, 2018
WHILE ACTIVITY REMAINED STRONG, particularly during the end of the quarter, little noteworthy case law came out during the third quarter of 2018.
United States
23 Nov 2018
IRS Provides New Rules Under Stricter $1 Million Tax Deduction Limit For Executive Compensation
In December 2017 Congress significantly broadened the Internal Revenue Code's $1 million deduction limitation under Section 162(m) for compensation paid to top public company executives by, ...
United States
24 Aug 2018
The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - Q2 2018
WELCOME TO THE NEW ROPES RECAP—our quarterly briefing of M&A news, trends and legal developments.
United States
9 Aug 2018
Delaware Supreme Court Cautions That "Partial And Elliptical Disclosures" Cannot Support The Application Of Corwin Business Judgment Review
On July 9, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court held in Morrison v. Berry that Corwin business judgment review will not apply to stockholder-approved transactions when "partial and elliptical"...
United States
16 Jul 2018
Proposed ETF Rule Seeks To Expand The ETF Market And Streamline The Requirements For Launching And Operating ETFs
As expected, the proposed ETF rule (the "Rule") codifies many aspects of the exemptive relief necessary to form and operate an ETF.
United States
6 Jul 2018
Credit Funds: What Managers Need To Know And Practical Tips To Avoid Insider Trading Risks
With the increase in the number of hedge fund and private equity managers starting or considering starting a credit fund, it is more important than ever to understand and address the challenges...
United States
7 Jun 2018
Proposed Revisions To The Volcker Rule—Prohibitions And Restrictions On Proprietary Trading And Certain Interests In, And Relationships With, Hedge Funds And Private Equity Funds
In December 2013, the Agencies jointly issued a final rule (the "Final Rule") to implement the requirements of the Volcker Rule.
United States
5 Jun 2018
Ninth Circuit Splits From Five Other Circuits; Requires Only A Showing Of Negligence For Claims Under Section 14(e) Of The Exchange Act
On April 20, 2018, in Varjabedian v. Emulex Corp.,1 the Ninth Circuit held that Section 14(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 requires only a showing of negligence, rather than scienter...
United States
11 May 2018
Podcast - Credit Funds: How PE Funds Can Address And Minimize Conflict When Expanding Into Credit
Although larger sponsors have been running PE funds simultaneously alongside credit funds for quite some time, over the last few years there has been a steady increase in the number of private equity firms ...
United States
2 May 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
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