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Paul Weiss | USA | 9 Nov 2011

IRS proposes favorable changes to sovereign wealth funds’ U.S. tax exemption

The IRS issued proposed regulations last week that will make it easier for sovereign wealth funds and other entities controlled by foreign governments to invest in private funds without jeopardizing their exemption from U.S. federal income taxation under Section 892 of the Code.


Blank Rome LLP | USA | 20 Jun 2011

Supreme Court holds adviser who participated in drafting statements did not “make” them for purposes of Rule 10b-5 liability

On June 13, 2011, the United States Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision ruling that only a mutual fund, and not its investment adviser, can be held liable in a private right of action under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and SEC Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder for false statements in a fund prospectus.


Mayer Brown | Vietnam | 8 Oct 2010

Circular on capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors in Vietnamese enterprises

On 6 September 2010 the Ministry of Finance (MOF) issued Circular No.1312010TT-BTC providing guidance to foreign investors contributing capital to or acquiring shares in Vietnamese enterprises (Circular 131).


Paul Weiss | USA | 21 Apr 2010

Newly enacted laws affecting private funds

On December 30, 2009, the SEC published a release adopting certain amendments to the custody and recordkeeping rules applicable to registered investment advisers under the Advisers Act and related forms (the "Release").


Vedder Price PC | USA | 1 Mar 2010

SEC files settled insider trading charges against Evergreen insider

On January 20, 2010, the SEC filed a settled enforcement action charging Charles J. Marquardt with insider trading in the Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund, a mutual fund that invested primarily in mortgage-backed securities.


Paul Weiss | USA | 8 Jan 2010

How will the recently amended investment adviser custody rule affect investment funds?

On December 30, 2009, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) published a release adopting certain amendments to the custody and recordkeeping rules applicable to registered investment advisers under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ( the “Advisers Act”) and related forms (the “Release”).


Haynes and Boone LLP | USA | 25 Sep 2009

New York adopts changes to power of attorney law

Effective September 1, 2009, the State of New York changed the requirements regarding powers of attorney executed by individuals in New York.


Norton Rose Fulbright | Netherlands | 6 Mar 2007

Overhaul of the existing FBI regime

Subject to certain requirements, a NV, a private limited liability company (besloten vennootschap, BV) and an FGR tax resident in the Netherlands may apply the FBI regime.

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