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Proposed US Legislation Requires Advisers of Private Investment Funds to Register with the SEC

3 September 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In an effort to provide increased transparency to the financial markets and protect investors from fraud and abuse, Congress and the Obama administration have proposed several bills (the “Legislation”) that would require certain advisers to private investment funds to register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act”).


  • James B. Carlson
    T +1 212 506 2515
  • Paul A. Jorissen
    T +1 212 506 2555
  • Stephanie M. Monaco
    T +1 202 263 3379
  • John W. Noell
    T +1 312 701 7179
  • Lennine Occhino
    T +1 312 701 7966
  • Amy Ward Pershkow
    T +1 202 263 3336

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