Legal Alerts

  1. Limited Partners of Investment Managers may be Subject to Self-Employment Taxes

    Sept. 16, 2014 On September 5, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Chief Counsel Advice 201436049 (the “CCA”), concluding that members of an investment manager were subject to self-employment (“SE”) taxes with respect to their earnings from the investment manager.1 Although the st... more >
  2. CFTC Issues JOBS Act Exemptive Relief: Resolves Issues Surrounding the Use of General Solicitation by Private Funds

    Sept. 15, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (the “Division”) issued a letter which provides exemptive relief to commodity pool operators (“CPOs”) of private funds from the general solicitation restri... more >
  3. SEC Announces Enforcement Initiative Against Corporate Insiders for Violations of Reporting Requirements

    Sept. 15, 2014 On September 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a series of enforcement actions against 28 officers, directors, and major shareholders — so-called “insiders” — for failure to file timely reports under Sections 16(a), 13(d) and 13(g) of the Securities... more >
  4. Mandatory Sick Leave Law Signed by Governor Brown

    Sept. 12, 2014 California employers should take note of the recently passed mandatory sick leave law requiring all employers, regardless of size, to provide at least three days of annual paid sick leave to workers beginning July 1, 2015. With Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of the Healthy Workpl... more >
  5. Bingham eDiscovery News — Summer 2014

    Sept. 11, 2014 Bingham’s eDiscovery Group is pleased to publish our newest issue of Bingham eDiscovery News, a newsletter covering recent legal developments on electronically stored information (ESI) and other emerging eDiscovery topics. In this issue, we discuss recent cases addressing cost sh... more >
  6. A Guide to Regulation AB II

    Sept. 10, 2014 On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the long-awaited comprehensive amendments to Regulation AB and the other rules affecting the offering process for asset-backed securities, commonly known as “Regulation AB II.” These new rules will, among other th... more >
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