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First Circuit Sun Capital decision increases ERISA exposure for private equity funds

USA - August 6 2013 On July 24, 2013, in a controversial ruling in the Sun Capital1 case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit endorsed the view of the…

Jessica Neidhart Agostinho, Cynthia Akard, Ann Becchina, Erin K. Cho, Jeffrey P. Crandall, Edmond T. FitzGerald, Kyoko Takahashi Lin, Jean M. McLoughlin

SEC staff responds to questions about Form PF

USA - December 20 2012 On November 20, 2012, the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") posted additional responses (the…

Jeffrey P. Crandall, John G. Crowley, Edmond T. FitzGerald, Nora M. Jordan, Yukako Kawata, Leor Landa, Julie E. Parker, Gregory S. Rowland, Danforth Townley

Fsoc issues proposed recommendations for money market mutual fund reform

USA - December 20 2012 On November 13, 2012, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the "FSOC") published proposed recommendations for money market mutual fund ("MMF")…

Jeffrey P. Crandall, John G. Crowley, Edmond T. FitzGerald, Nora M. Jordan, Yukako Kawata, Leor Landa, Julie E. Parker, Gregory S. Rowland, Danforth Townley

Jury issues mixed verdict in reserve primary fund trial

USA - December 20 2012 On November 12, 2012, a federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a mixed verdict in the case involving Bruce…

Jeffrey P. Crandall, John G. Crowley, Edmond T. FitzGerald, Nora M. Jordan, Yukako Kawata, Leor Landa, Julie E. Parker, Gregory S. Rowland, Danforth Townley

SEC adopts new credit quality standard for BIDCOs relying on Section 6(a)(5) of the Investment Company Act

USA - December 20 2012 On November 19, 2012, the SEC adopted Rule 6a-5 under the Investment Company Act, which establishes a credit quality standard for debt securities issued…

Jeffrey P. Crandall, John G. Crowley, Edmond T. FitzGerald, Nora M. Jordan, Yukako Kawata, Leor Landa, Julie E. Parker, Gregory S. Rowland, Danforth Townley