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Bill Myers has been a journalist for more than two decades in Chicago, Cambodia and Washington, DC. He started his career at the late, great City News Bureau of Chicago (motto: "If your mother says she loves you—check it out.")
Republican SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce continues her rear-guard action against what she sees as regulatory overreach in ESG disclosures.
US Securities and Exchange Commission
Led by a Democratic majority, the new Commission is likely to take a different tack on private funds under Gary Gensler than under his predecessor. Compliance pros tell us what funds can do to stay on the SEC’s good side.
'The SEC must grow and evolve with the industry,' chairman says.
'If there’s even the remotest notion that something could cause a disclosure issue, put it in.'
Congressional and SEC Republicans want to set limits on ESG rules, hoping to learn 'from the LIBOR debacle.'
Hester Peirce
SEC commissioner says the Division of Examinations’ recent alert 'raises questions of its own.'
Registered investment advisors are struggling with ESG disclosures and their policies and procedures, the SEC said in a new risk alert.
The sword of Damocles has dropped on the principals behind GPB Capital. Federal prosecutors have indicted, the SEC is suing.
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New guidelines clear away a web of no-action letters and provide new guidance, possibly opening up the opportunity for private funds to innovate, but coming with their own complexities.
Smith will stay out of jail but will pay $139m and continue to cooperate with US federal authorities.
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