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Update: 2022 Election Deadline for New York State Elective Pass-Through Entity Tax Extended to September 15, 2022

NYS PTET Election Deadline for 2022 Extended to September 15, 2022 On May 6, 2022, Governor Hochul signed into law a bill that extends the New York State Pass-Through Entity Tax (the “NYS PTET”) election deadline for the 2022 tax year to September 15, 2022. Previously, the election deadline for 2022 was March 15, 2022.…

Client Alerts | May 17, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds

SEC Announces 2022 Examination Priorities

On March 30, 2022, the Division of Examinations (formerly known as the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations) (the “Division”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its 2022 examination priorities for registered investment advisers (“RIAs”).1 The Division grouped the priorities into six general thematic areas: the operation of private investment funds; environmental,…

Client Alerts | May 2, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

Historic Regulatory Shake-up for the Private Funds Industry

In recent months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has introduced a wave of proposals amounting to approximately 1,100 pages of new and amended rules that will significantly impact the private funds industry, likely subjecting it to an unprecedented degree of regulation. Many of these proposed rules would apply to all private fund…

Client Alerts | April 7, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds | Securities and Corporate Finance

SEC Proposes Sweeping New Rules on Climate Risk Disclosure

On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed new climate disclosure rules (the “Proposed Rules”)1, which would require registrants, including foreign private issuers, to disclose a broad array of information on climate-related risks and activities, including emissions data. Background The goal of the Proposed Rules, the SEC says, is to enhance and…

Client Alerts | April 7, 2022 | Investor Activism | Securities and Corporate Finance

SEC Proposes Overhaul of Beneficial Ownership Reporting, including Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Changes to Group Rules and Treatment of Cash-Settled Derivatives

On February 10, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its proposals to amend Regulation 13D-G and Regulation S-T to address, they said, information asymmetries in financial markets and to modernize the regulations under Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) to account for technological and financial innovations. …

Client Alerts | February 18, 2022 | Securities and Corporate Finance | Investor Activism