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Bill Myers

Bill Myers is Regulatory Compliance Watch’s editor. He focuses on private equity and hedge funds, based in our Rockville office. He’s been a newsman for two decades in Chicago, Cambodia and Washington DC.
Compliance officers face the challenge of effectively monitoring their firms remotely while fortifying their businesses against the strains of the liquidity crunch. Two lawyers give their practice tips for CCOs amid the pandemic.
The Boston-based private funds advisor will pay to settle SEC claims that it deceptively marketed one of its oil-and-gas investments.
Monomy Capital Management will settle SEC claims it hid fees from investors, but the firm's cooperation spared it an even worse fate.
A private fund isn't a personal fund and the SEC has driven the point home by barring a Maryland man for phony travel reimbursements and taking a seven-figure loan to cover a personal investment.
The pandemic has brought both active relief from regulators and greater unknowns and risks for compliance teams.
Private equity and hedge funds have until May 7 to return coroanvirus stimulus loans, the Trump administration has determined.
The SEC's Jay Clayton said that a proposed rule aims to clean up language in the Investment Company Act that makes boards liable for fund valuations.
A pair of private investment advisors and a fund they controlled hid millions in side deals with private real estate funds even while urging their clients to invest in the funds, the SEC alleges.
The US House's $1.4trn budget gives free rein to SEC chairman Jay Clayton to pursue Reg BI, but it forbids corporate spending disclosure rules.
IIG's flagship hedge fund amounts to a Ponzi scheme, the SEC alleges.

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