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A - Z of Fund Finance February 2018
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 13 2018

The EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) regulates, amongst other activities, the marketing of alternative investment funds


SEC Announces New Cyber and Retail Investor Initiatives
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

After weeks of headlines dominated by Equifax’s cyber breach affecting 143 million consumers and the breach of the SEC’s own EDGAR system, the SEC


SEC Approves Final Rules for Crowdfunding
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted the final rules to Regulation Crowdfunding on October 30, 2015, which implemented Title


SEC lifts the general solicitation ban in certain private offerings: key considerations for private fund managers
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

On July 10, 2013, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted amendments to Rule 506 of Regulation D under the


Seventh Circuit extends new value plan protections to insider context
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

The absolute priority rule ordinarily prevents a Chapter 11 debtor from distributing any money or property to junior creditors and old equity


SEC clarifies the application of Regulation FD to social media disclosures
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Since the announcement of the investigation by the SEC of the CEO of Netflix, Inc. for a July 2012 Facebook post celebrating a company milestone


People got to be free (to advertise): proposed rules to permit advertising in Rule 506 offerings
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2012

On August 29, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed rules to permit general advertising and solicitation in certain private placement offerings as required by the recently enacted JOBS Act.


The JOBS Act: the new “crowdfunding” exemption
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2012

One of the most innovative and exciting sections of the new Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act creates a new “crowdfunding” exemption from state and federal securities law registration.


Equity investments in cloud based companies
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

Investing in a cloud-based company is, in most respects, the same as investing in any emerging technology company.


SEC abandons fight on shareholder proxy access rule
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

On September 7, 2011, the Securities and Exchange (SEC) announced that it will not appeal the D.C. Circuit’s July ruling in Business Roundtable and Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. SEC, No. 10-1305, (D.C. Cir. July 22, 2011), where a unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit vacated Exchange Act Rule 14a-11 requiring companies to give shareholders access to company proxy materials for the nomination of candidates to serve on the company’s board of directors. In a harshly worded opinion, the court found that the SEC violated the Administrative Procedures Act and “acted arbitrarily and capriciously by having failed once again. . .adequately to assess the economic effects of a new rule."