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Conflicts: It’s Not Just Fees and Expenses

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Authors: Jason E. Brown, Partner, Private Investment Funds Group; Eva Carman, Co-Head of the Securities Enforcement Group; Dan J. Chirlin, Associate, Government Enforcement Group; Kirsten …

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Conflicts: It’s Not Just Fees and Expenses

News

Authors: Jason E. Brown, Partner, Private Investment Funds Group; Eva Carman, Co-Head of the Securities Enforcement Group; Dan J. Chirlin, Associate, Government Enforcement Group; Kirsten …

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Private Equity Investment Grows In 2016 Q3

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Investment volume rises as fundraising falls for the third quarter of 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2016 Q3 Private …

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Key Legislative Positions

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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Carried Interest

Legislative Action

Carried Interest: What is it? Carried interest is another name for profits earned by the general partner (GP) of an investment fund. A GP, having …

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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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