Dechert to Hold Alternative Funds Symposium -ā€¦ Apr 24, 2015

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Dechert to Hold Alternative Funds Symposium

April 24, 2015

Dechert’s Financial Services group is hosting a Global Alternative Funds Symposium on Wednesday, April 29 from 2:00 to 6:00pm in New York. The event will feature keynote addresses from Barry Bausano, President of Deutsche Bank Securities and Co-Head of Global Prime Finance, and Jeffrey Solomon,… read more

SEC Releases Valuation Guidance FAQs

April 23, 2015

The SEC released a two-question set of Frequently Asked Questions related to the valuation guidance that was included with the July 2014 Money Market Funds release. The release stated that the board “may want to consider inputs, methods, models, and assumptions” used by… read more

SEC Charges BlackRock with Failure to Report Conflict of Interest to Board

April 22, 2015

The SEC recently charged BlackRock Advisors LLC and its former CCO with violations relating to conflicts of interest resulting from the activities of a portfolio manager. According to the SEC, the portfolio manager formed a family-owned oil and natural gas company at the same… read more