Kenneth E. Young

Kenneth E. Young

Dechert LLP

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Opportunities for Banking Entities Under the Joint Venture Provision of the Volcker Regulations

Under the Volcker Regulations (Regulations), banking entities are sharply restricted in their ability to invest in and sponsor entities that are treated as “covered funds.” During the rulemaking process, the Volcker Agencies...more

10/16/2015 - Banks Covered Funds Joint Venture Volcker Rule

SEC Charges Private Equity Fund Adviser with Misallocating Expenses between Portfolio Companies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) issued a cease and desist order on September 22, 2014 (Order) against private equity fund adviser Lincolnshire Management, Inc. (Lincolnshire). The Order alleged...more

10/15/2014 - Cease and Desist Orders Investment Adviser Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Misallocation of Funds OCIE Private Equity Funds SEC

Private Equity Newsletter - Autumn 2013 Edition: Recent Statements by SEC Staff Generate Controversy over Whether Advisers to...

On April 5, 2013, David W. Blass, Chief Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Trading and Markets, warned an American Bar Association (“ABA”) committee that private equity funds should...more


Recent SEC Actions Focus on Broker-Dealer Activity of Private Funds, Highlight Perils, and Generate Controversy

A recent public statement by a member of the senior staff (“Staff”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and recent SEC enforcement actions have reminded private equity and other private fund managers (such as...more

4/22/2013 - Broker-Dealer Finders Fund Managers Investment Adviser Marketing Private Funds Ranieri Partners Registration SEC Securities Exchange Act Transaction-Based Compensation

Private Equity Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2012 Edition: Private Equity Grows Up

Originally published in The Deal. Are the days of the traditional private equity firm over? Over the past several years my colleagues and I have helped some of the largest private equity firms transition into more...more

12/18/2012 - Private Equity

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