Just over a month ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules for venture capital (VC) and other private fund advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act). These new rules, which had been highly anticipated since they were proposed in February of last year, will […]
On August 23, 2023, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules and amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”) affecting private fund advisers. Under the new rules, all private fund advisers – regardless of registration status – will be prohibited from:
There is one question that often confronts venture capital firms as they grow more successful and encounter new opportunities: Should we register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)? While there is no one-size-fits-all response, and each firm will decide based on its own set of facts and circumstances, the […]
Venture capital and private equity funds with public companies in their portfolios – or whose principals sit on public company boards – are likely to be impacted by the new electronic filing requirements adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for Form 144.
Note: This post is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of the Safeguarding Rule. Rather, it is intended to highlight some of the key requirements for fund managers should the SEC adopt the rule, as well as immediate concerns raised by SEC statements in the proposing release. After five […]