Category: Funds

Venture Capital Advisers Not Off-Limits for SEC Scrutiny

In the past six months, the Securities and Exchange Commission has settled a number of enforcement actions against venture capital advisers who are exempt reporting advisers (ERAs) and not registered investment advisers (RIAs). In the years since the implementation of Dodd-Frank Act rules in 2011 – when large private equity […]

Russia and Belarus Sanctions Issues for Private Fund Managers 

Managers of venture capital and private equity funds – who in general must ensure compliance with sanctions regimes to which they are obligated to comply – need to pay special attention to recently strengthened requirements related to Russia and Belarus. This post answers some common questions about the applicable requirements.

RAISE6 on Air: Market Trends and Fund Structuring Twists

On October 19, 2021, Cooley fund formation attorneys Eric Doherty and Jimmy Matteucci led a presentation on “Market Trends and Fund Structuring Twists” during the 2021 RAISE Global Summit, which bills itself as “the premier event for LPs to find the next generation of venture capital firms.” The presentation focused […]

GGV Capital Raises $2.5 Billion Across Four Funds

Cooley advised GGV Capital on raising $2.52 billion across four funds, which will focus on tech startups and growth deals in the US and China. The closing represents the largest family of funds raised by GGV since its inception. Cooley partner Jordan Silber led the team advising GGV. GGV Capital […]

Raise5 on Air – How Fund Formation is Reacting to World Turmoil

On Wednesday, September 30, 1:00 – 2:00 pm PDT Cooley fund formation attorneys John Dado, Eric Doherty and Jimmy Matteucci hosted an interactive discussion at the RAISE5 Conference that touched on a variety of current fund formation topics, including the pace and structure of fund formation activity in 2020, the […]