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Latham & Watkins LLP

SEC Staff Issues No-Action Relief to Broker-Dealers From Reg BI and Form CRS Obligations Related to Certain Family Offices

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The no-action relief applies to family offices with at least US$50 million in total assets (Institutional Family Offices) and requires broker-dealers seeking to rely on the relief to establish and maintain specific additional...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

SEC Expands Definition of “Accredited Investor” – Here Are 5 Key Takeaways

The SEC recently adopted amendments to Rule 501(a) of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933 that expand the definition of “accredited investor” by adding new categories of eligibility based on professional knowledge,...more

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SEC Adopts Amendments to “Accredited Investor” Definition

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) recently adopted amendments to the definition of “accredited investor,” which will permit a wider range of investors to participate in certain private offerings. The amended...more

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[Webinar] 2020 Family Office Tax Roundtable - October 21st, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT

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McDermott Will & Emery’s Family Office Tax Roundtable provides participants with an interactive virtual program focused on select income and transfer tax considerations for family enterprises. Attendees will hear...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

SEC Updates Definition of Accredited Investor to Facilitate More Participation in Private Offerings

For the first time since 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has amended the definition of "accredited investors" under Rule 501(a) of Regulation D, promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended....more

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

SEC Expands Accredited Investor Definition to Increase Participation in Private Offerings

On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new final rules intended to modernize the existing rules, and provide additional flexibility for certain entities and individuals the SEC deems...more

King & Spalding

SEC Opens Private Capital Markets to New Investors by Expanding Accredited Investor Definition

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On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted an expanded definition of “accredited investor” in Rule 501(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act). Part of an effort “to...more

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SEC’s Expanded Definition of “Accredited Investor” and Related Amendments Creates New Opportunities for Investors and Issuers

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On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) changed the investment landscape as we know it by modestly relaxing the eligibility rules for investment in private offerings. The Adopting...more

Holland & Hart LLP

SEC Expands Pool of Eligible Private Offering Participants

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On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted amendments to update and expand the definitions of "accredited investor" and "qualified institutional buyer." As a result of the new categories of...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] Cutting Through The Chaos: Strategies for Mitigating Tax & Compliance Risks in Family Offices - September 16th, 1:00 pm...

At best, audits by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other regulators drain resources from a family office, racking up professional fees and diverting the time and attention of family members and staff. At worst, the...more

Foley Hoag LLP

SEC Amends “Accredited Investor” Definition

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On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) amended the definition of “accredited investor,” one of the principal tests for determining eligibility for participation in private placements of securities....more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] Cutting Through The Chaos: Off the Beaten Path: 6 Not-So-Obvious Planning Ideas - September 2nd, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Join McDermott presenters Timothy Halleron, Richard Lang and Carlyn McCaffrey as they describe six not-so-obvious planning ideas. In certain situations these creative planning techniques may be more effective than the usual...more

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SEC Modernizes "Accredited Investor" Definition

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On August 26, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or “Commission”) adopted amendments to the definition of “accredited investor” to add new categories of qualifying natural persons and entities and make...more

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Maintaining Confidentiality of Private Information in Employment in Family Offices

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All employers have information that they want to protect and keep secret. From a salesperson’s customer list to Colonel Sanders’ secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, maintaining the confidentiality of private information is...more

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5 Family Office Pitfalls That May Void Securities Exemptions

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A new trading platform is in the works for family offices, which will simplify the deal-making process for private market securities. ShareNett Holdings LLC — a membership-based investment platform serving family offices...more

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Introduction to Family Offices

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Each family office we work with is unique to the situation and needs of the family it serves. The key to success is identifying the right business and tax objectives—we take a very client specific approach. In working with...more

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What Recent Developments in the Fintech Space Mean for Our Future

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The fintech industry has been changing rapidly. Digital assets, distributed ledger technology and central bank digital currencies are gaining momentum. Multi-trillion-dollar United States Federal Reserve System money creation...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Reg BI Has Broader Scope Than Many Think

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Some key areas for brokers to assess in determining whether they’re subject to the new rules as implementation date approaches. The June 30, 2020 implementation date of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] Climate Change and ESG: Investing for the Future in the Post COVID-19 World - June 15th, 5:00 pm BST

McDermott Will & Emery, in collaboration with BlackRock and Carbon Cap, is pleased to invite you to an interactive, in-depth webinar, focusing on climate change and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment...more

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[Webinar] Cutting Through the COVID-19 Chaos: Keeping Secrets in the Family (Office) - May 20th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET

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Hope for the best, but plan for the worst. Join us as we address ways to protect family privacy from external threats, and policies and procedures for handling information that individual family members wish to keep private...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

[Webinar] Overview of Loss Limitations; Family Office Partnership; Sale to Spousal Grantor Trust - April 28th, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm...

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First, business losses are subject to several limitations. In response to the 2020 pandemic, businesses or their owners may carry 2018, 2019, and 2020 losses back five years and get tax refunds. We will go through a “big...more

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[Webinar] Cutting Through the COVID-19 Chaos: Strategies for Family Office Compensation Structures and Investment Partnerships -...

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Dramatic market shifts are causing family offices to reconsider their structures, especially family office compensation arrangements that are based on public market valuations. These same dynamics are creating opportunities...more

Winstead PC

SEC Proposes to Update “Accredited Investor” Definition

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On December 18, 2019, the SEC proposed to amend its definition of “Accredited Investor” with hopes to expand access to private capital markets to a wider range of investors. The proposed changes create two new categories of...more

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Big Trends in Canada's Private Equity Bull Market

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We are now beginning the second decade of the private equity (PE) bull market in Canada. The surge of PE investment in the last 10 years has shifted the ground of Canadian and global corporate finance....more

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission - 2019 in Review: CFTC 2019 Enforcement and Regulatory Developments and a Look Forward

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In 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) experienced significant changes in leadership, including the appointment of Dr. Heath P. Tarbert as the Commission’s 14th Chairman. The Division of...more

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