Commissioner Announces Action To Alleviate Exempt Adviser Uncertainty


This afternoon, Commissioner Preston DuFauchard released this letter regarding the upcoming demise of the federal private adviser exemption (Section 203(b)(3) of the Investment Adviser Act of 1940). The Commissioner’s letter is in response to concerns about the continued viability of Rule 260.204.9 which explicitly refers to Section 203(b)(3). Essentially, the Commissioner is announcing that he will be issuing emergency regulations to preserve the status quo.

For more background on the issue, see these posts: March 16, 2011; March 7, 2011; January 25, 2011; January 24, 2011; October 25, 2010; October 14, 2011; September 11, 2010; August 11, 2010; and July 29, 2010.

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