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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.
Gary Gensler’s Securities and Exchange Commission is openly skeptical about private funds, but there are good reasons not to get discouraged.
Registered advisers struggle with registration, fees, valuations, conflicts of interest and MNPI, Commission data shows
'We are concerned about misaligned incentives,' group says.
SEC’s expanded exam intensifies focus on fees, expenses, audits, noisy exits and new investors.
A first-of-its-kind insider trading case against a pharma executive who bought shares in a rival firm is a whiff of grapeshot over the heads of private funds’ compliance teams, experts say.
Retail investors
The commission's Asset Management Advisory Committee has issued a series of recommendations that would help open up the market even wider to retail investors.
Carried interest, capital gains and SALT all sting but worse may be coming.
Regulators and investors demand 'horsepower' behind compliance regimes for smaller firms
Momentus CEO Mikhail Kokorich and his SPAC backers misled investors about Kokorich's national security 'threat,' the Commission claims.
The Foundry Capital Group case checks all the boxes for the SEC's 2021 exam priorities.

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