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Key Legislative Positions

Carried Interest

Legislative Action

Carried Interest: What is it? Carried interest is important because it serves to align a fund manager’s interests with those of the fund’s limited partners …

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Interest Deductibility

Legislative Action

Interest Deductibility: What is it? Interest deductibility refers to the allowance under current U.S. tax code for a business to deduct interest expense from its …

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Pass-Through Taxation

Legislative Action

Pass-Through Taxation: What is it? Businesses organized for tax purposes as partnerships are taxed as “pass-through” entities. This means that they do not pay entity …

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Key Regulatory Positions

Broker-Dealer Registration

Regulatory

Broker-Dealer Registration Requirements: What Are They? The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 defines the term “broker” as “any person engaged in the business of effecting …

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Compensation Committees

Regulatory

Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Act was adopted to address perceived abuses and conflicts of interest in the area of executive compensation, including the perception …

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SEC Registration

Regulatory

In 2011, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a final rule per the Dodd-Frank Act calling for private equity investment advisers with greater …

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Comment Letters

AIC Comment Letter On Volcker Rule

RE: Proprietary Trading and Certain Interest in and Relationships with Covered Funds (Volcker Rule); Request for Public Input, Docket ID OCC-2017-0014 Dear Sirs and Madams: The …

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