California Modifies Proposed Private Adviser Exemption

June 21, 2012 § 2 Comments

The California Department of Corporations has further modified its proposed rules exempting private fund managers from full investment adviser registration. The revised proposal makes the following changes to the previous version of the rule: « Read the rest of this entry »

California Extends Emergency Private Adviser Exemption

March 28, 2012 § 2 Comments

The California Department of Corporations this week renewed its emergency rules to extend the period in which certain fund managers can rely on the existing pre-Dodd-Frank “private adviser” exemption from California investment adviser registration.

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After Dodd-Frank, the Deluge

March 13, 2012 § Leave a comment

The Dodd-Frank Act created a wave of new registration, reporting and other regulatory burdens on investment advisers and managers of private funds. The Act has also had far-reaching effects on the SEC and state regulators as they create new registration and reporting systems and deal with shifting and growing groups of regulated entities. What might it mean for advisers and private fund managers as regulators struggle to deal with their own increased burdens?

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California Rules Propose Significant Changes to Private Fund Adviser Exemption

February 24, 2012 § 4 Comments

Recently, the California Department of Corporations proposed new rules that would make widespread changes to the state’s investment advisor regulatory scheme. The proposed rules would create a significant new exemption from full registration for investment advisers that advise hedge funds in California. After Dodd-Frank, advisers with less than $100 million will come under the authority of the DoC (and these proposed rules) rather than the SEC. « Read the rest of this entry »

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