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83 Publications Found
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09/25/14 What Changes to the EU Savings Directive Means to You, Private Funds Management

Outside Publication | Article
Katerina Heal, E.S. Kate Habershon

09/17/14 Webinar: Update on Recent Russian Sanctions Enacted by the EU and US

Presentation | Webinar
Margaret Gatti, Brian Zimbler, Ellen Johnston, Charles Horn

Morgan Lewis attorneys presented this timely webinar discussing the latest EU and US sanctions against Russian persons and companies. more

09/15/14 Private Investment Funds and Recent Changes to the EU Savings Directive: Cause for Concern or Action?, Private Funds Management

Outside Publication | Article
Katerina Heal, E.S. Kate Habershon

The world of private investment funds is well familiar with the EU Directive 2003/48/EC (the “Directive”), commonly known as EU Savings Directive, that emerged back in 2003.  The Directive has gradually become... more

August 2014 Should LPs be worried about LPACs?, Private Equity Manager

Outside Publication | Article
Samia Lone, Noel Ainsworth

This article originally appeared in Private Equity Manager . Overseers not proxies THE CHALLENGE: A dichotomy appears to be emerging ... more

07/22/14 AIFMD: Renewed Focus on Its Impact on Non-EU Managers of Private Funds

LawFlash/Client Alert | Private Investment Funds LawFlash
William Yonge

Although AIFMD took effect in key EU member states in 2013, in practice, its one-year grace period largely gave managers of alternative investment funds an opportunity to postpone compliance until 22 July 2014.

07/08/14 FCA Brings Greater Clarity and Rigour to UK’s “Soft Commission” Regime

LawFlash/Client Alert | Financial Services LawFlash
William Yonge

Changes to the use of dealing commission rules, including a ban on “softing” of corporate access services, reflect the FCA’s continuing objective to ensure that investment managers control the costs that they pass on to their customers.

06/03/14 Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund University™ - Managing Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds: Advanced Topics in Derivatives

Presentation | Webinar
Richard Morris, Thomas D'Ambrosio, Sean Graber, Jedd Wider, Brian London

Jedd Wider, Rich Morris, Brian London, Sean Graber, and Tom D’Ambrosio, panelists

04/01/14 Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund University™ Managing Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

Presentation | Webinar
Richard Morris, Jedd Wider, Timothy Levin, Brian London

This webinar was presented for the Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund University™ webinar series, discussing issues for hedge fund managers to consider when managing mutual funds and ETFs.   Topics included: ... more

03/25/14 Webinar: Ukraine and Russia: Report on Sanctions and Related Concerns

Presentation | Webinar
Margaret Gatti, Bruce Johnston, Brian Zimbler, Charles Horn

Brian L. Zimbler, Margaret M. Gatti, Charles Horn, and Bruce Johnston, panelists

03/25/14 Ukraine and Russia: Report on Sanctions and Related Concerns

Presentation | Webinar
Margaret Gatti, Fred Fielding, Brian Zimbler, Bruce Johnston, Charles Horn

Brian L. Zimbler, Margaret M. Gatti, Fred F. Fielding, Charles Horn, and Bruce Johnston, panelists

02/28/14 SEC Issues Relief from Certain Financial Responsibility Rule Requirements

LawFlash/Client Alert | Investment Management LawFlash
Mark Fitterman, John Ayanian, Ignacio Sandoval, Steven Stone

In two separate letters, the SEC staff addresses operational concerns raised by broker-dealers in connection with sweep program authorizations and the use of certain nonaffiliated U.S. branches of foreign banks.

02/26/14 ESMA Calls for a Uniform Definition of “Derivatives” Under EMIR

LawFlash/Client Alert | Investment Management LawFlash
William Yonge

The European Securities and Markets Authority has requested clarity on the definition to ensure consistent application across member states.

 

02/24/14 European Commission Proposes New Long-Term Investment Funds Product

LawFlash/Client Alert | Private Investment Funds LawFlash
William Yonge

The EU Long Term Investment Fund will offer investors a mechanism to invest in projects requiring long-term funding.

February 2014 ELTIF: A Long Fund Indeed, Funds Europe

Outside Publication | Article
William Yonge

02/07/14 Update on the European Market Infrastructure Regulation

LawFlash/Client Alert | Investment Management LawFlash
William Yonge

With the imminent trade reporting obligation under EMIR, affected entities should review the new requirements as well as the status of other EMIR obligations.

02/05/14 Hedge Fund Roundup: Current Issues and Market Conditions

Presentation | Seminar
Wilder Leavitt, Ethan Johnson, Timothy Levin, William Yonge

The Morgan Lewis Private Investment Funds Practice presented a half-day roundtable, which included in-depth discussions of international issues that investors and fund managers face in private equity funds, hedge funds, and o... more

February 2014 SEC Provides No-Action Relief for M&A Brokers, Insights, Vol. 28, No. 2

Outside Publication | Article
Mark Fitterman, David Sirignano, Ignacio Sandoval, Steven Stone

01/17/14 Federal Reserve Revisits FHC Commodities and Merchant Banking Activities

LawFlash/Client Alert | Financial Services LawFlash
Melissa Hall, Charles Horn

New advanced notice of proposed rulemaking requests public comments on physical commodities activities and merchant banking investments of financial holding companies.

01/16/14 Community Bank TruPS CDOs Exempted from the Volcker Rule

LawFlash/Client Alert | Investment Management LawFlash
Melissa Hall, Charles Horn

Interim final rule exempts collateralized debt obligation vehicles that hold qualifying community bank trust preferred securities from the private fund sponsorship and investment prohibitions.

January 2014 A Review of, and Insights into, the Volcker Rule Regulations

Morgan Lewis Title | White Paper
Kaitlyn Piper, Charles Horn

The final regulations (Regulations) adopted by the five federal financial regulatory agencies (Agencies) on December 10, 2013 to implement the proprietary trading and private fund prohibitions of the Volcker Rule have made a n... more

09/12/13 Obligations Under EMIR Imminent, Law360

Outside Publication | Article
William Yonge

09/06/13 Obligations Under European Market Infrastructure Regulation Imminent

LawFlash/Client Alert | Investment Management LawFlash
William Yonge

With certain EMIR provisions set to go live in September, both EU counterparties and many non-EU counterparties must take action to comply with risk management requirements, which involve some overlap with Dodd-Frank.

08/27/13 Private Equity Fund May Be “Trade or Business” Under ERISA

LawFlash/Client Alert | Employee Benefits and Labor and Employment LawFlash
John Ferreira, Brian Dougherty, Stanley Lechner, Charles Groppe

First Circuit holds that an investment fund may be responsible for controlled group pension liabilities of portfolio companies.

08/08/13 Hidden Employee Benefits Liabilities in Private Equity Portfolio Companies

Presentation | Webinar
Craig Bitman, Brian Dougherty, Amy Kelly

For a private investment fund, the employee benefits liabilities of any particular portfolio company may seem insignificant (relative to all of the fund's investments) and self-contained. However, regulators and union-sponsore... more

07/24/13 AIFMD’s Impact on Non-EU Managers of Non-EU Alternative Investment Funds

LawFlash/Client Alert | Private Investment Funds LawFlash
William Yonge

With AIFMD taking effect, non-EU alternative investment fund managers should be aware of a new regime governing their marketing of such funds into the EU—the AIFMD's private placement overlay.

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