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SEC Finalizes Investment Adviser Rules under Dodd-Frank

The SEC has now finalized the rules implementing the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the " Advisers Act ") changes, which had been issued in proposed form near the end of 2010 following passage of the Dodd-Frank Act earlier that summer. These rules go into effect July 21, 2011, but the SEC...

Venture Capital Fund Exemption from Registration under the Advisers Act (Final Dodd-Frank Act Rules)

As contemplated by the Dodd-Frank Act, advisers that only manage venture capital funds will be exempt from the new registration requirements imposed upon private fund advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the " Advisers Act "). We will be covering these rules, which become...