On 23rd June 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to modernize Form 13F and enhance the information provided. The amendments are intended to promote efficiency, transparency, and operational resiliency by modernizing how information is filed or submitted to the Commission and disclosed to the public.
On 25th February 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced proposals that would provide greater transparency to investors and regulators by increasing the public availability of short sale related data.
SEC Propose Amendments to Schedule 13D & G Reporting On the 10th February 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced proposals amending the rules governing beneficial ownership reporting under…
January started off the new year with several important regulatory developments in the investment funds and asset management industry. The most notable developments include: The proposed amendments to Form PF…
The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently gave a speech at London City Week. During the speech, he discussed three key areas on the reform agenda at the SEC. One of those areas was on transparency, and in particular, the area of beneficial ownership and Schedule 13D reporting.
This week we return to our refresher series on liquidity risk rules around the world, and in particular, the rules in the United States. With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout well underway, and the end of crisis in sight, we thought we would look back at how the volatility last year caused by COVID impacted the US market and compliance with SEC liquidity rules.
Earlier this month the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a request for public comment on potential reform measures to improve the resilience of money market funds. The request follows the report of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets issued in December 2020.
On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved 3 to 2, the 458 page derivative use rules aimed at enhancing the regulatory framework for derivatives in the U.S. The Investment Company Act limits the ability of registered funds and business development companies to engage in transactions that involve potential future payment obligations, including obligations under derivatives such as forwards, futures, swaps and written options. The new rules, which apply to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), close-end funds, as well as business development companies, will permit funds to enter into these transactions if they comply with certain conditions outlined below, which are designed to increase investor protection.