Updates on Regulation, Trading, and Market Reforms for the Alternative Investment Community

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Update on Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule and Regulatory Relief for Smaller VC Funds

On March 15, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Department of Labor’s (“DOL’s”) Fiduciary Rule, holding in a 2-1 decision that the DOL exceeded its regulatory authority in passing the rule. The decision struck down the new fiduciary advice definition and denied the attorneys-general of California, New York, and Oregon, as well as the interest group AARP, the opportunity to...

Updates on Regulation, Trading, and Market Reforms for the Alternative Investment Community