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SEC Adopts Final Rules Overhauling Beneficial Ownership Reporting

On October 10, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced the adoption of amendments first proposed on February 10, 2022 to Regulation 13D-G and Regulation S-T of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”). As described below and as summarized in the chart below, the amendments accelerate the filing deadlines for Schedules…

Client Alerts | October 12, 2023 | Investor Activism | Securities and Corporate Finance

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Jared Gianatasio quoted in Blockworks on Amazon’s investment in Anthropic

Kleinberg Kaplan partner Jared Gianatasio was recently quoted in an article in Blockworks titled, “Is Amazon’s investment in Anthropic a win for FTX creditors?” The article discusses Amazon’s substantial investment of up to $4 billion in Anthropic, a company associated with the troubled FTX exchange, and explores how this move could potentially benefit FTX creditors. Gianatasio shares that Amazon’s…

Firm News | September 28, 2023 | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation

17 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2023 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas, including business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities…

Firm News | September 27, 2023 | Acquisitions and Sales | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Estate Planning and Administration | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities and Corporate Finance | Securities Litigation

Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized by Best Lawyers®. Seven attorneys from the firm were listed in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America,® and in the fourth edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 Philip Gross (Tax Law) Jeffrey B. Kolodny (Trusts & Estates) James R.…

Firm News | August 17, 2023

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Joshua Bromberg Quoted in Bloomberg Tax Regarding Effectiveness of Bill Intended to Uncover LLC Owners

Kleinberg Kaplan partner Joshua Bromberg was quoted in Bloomberg Tax article, “Tax Professionals Question Muscle Behind NY Bid to Unmask LLCs.” The article discusses the possible efficacy of a proposed bill to create a state database of beneficial owners of limited liability companies, given the “low penalty structure” and potential workarounds for the LLC owners.…

Firm News | August 16, 2023 | Commercial and Corporate Litigation

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2023

New York, July 20, 2023 — Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth 2023 as a leading firm. The firm was included in the “Private Wealth Law: Mid-Market – New York” category. For decades, Kleinberg Kaplan has been guiding high net worth individuals—and their families and businesses—as they navigate the…

Firm News | July 20, 2023 | Business Succession Planning | Estate Planning and Administration | Planning for Fund Managers | Tax Controversy

SEC Adopts Final Rules Intended to Prevent Fraud and Undue Influence in connection with Security-Based Swaps

On June 7, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted two new rules (the “Rules”) targeting (i) fraud, manipulation and deception in security-based swap transactions, including a new prohibition on manipulation or attempted manipulation of the value of security-based swaps or payments or deliveries thereunder, and (ii) the potential for undue influence over…

Client Alerts | July 13, 2023 | Derivatives | Securities and Corporate Finance

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Private Funds & Investment Management and M&A Groups Recognized in 33rd Edition of IFLR1000

The 33rd edition of IFLR1000 named Kleinberg Kaplan among the leading U.S. law firms providing exceptional service across 170 national jurisdictions for Hedge Funds and M&A. Ranked as a Tier 3 law firm for Investment Funds: Hedge Funds in the United States and as an Other Notable Law Firm for its M&A practice, Kleinberg Kaplan is one…

Firm News | July 13, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Mergers & Acquisitions

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Christian Gloger and Associate Mike Yi Published in Westlaw Today

A recent client alert written by Kleinberg Kaplan partner Christian Gloger and associate Mike Yi was republished by Westlaw Today. The article, “Private Credit Funds – Structures and Recent Trends,” compares closed-end and open-end credit fund terms and structuring alternatives, as well as overall credit fund space developments. The article was included as part of Westlaw’s June…

Firm News | July 5, 2023 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds