Bingham McCutchen LLP New York, NY Document Search Results (9)
|SEC Announces Enforcement Initiative Against Corporate Insiders for Violations of Reporting Requirements|
Daniel N. Budofsky, Barry N. Hurwitz, David I. Miller; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On 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...
|Limited Partners of Investment Managers may be Subject to Self-Employment Taxes|
Donald-Bruce Abrams, Charles R. Bogle, Anthony J. Carbone, Thomas Gray; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On 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....
|SEC Adopts Money Market Fund Reforms|
Lea Anne Copenhefer, Barry N. Hurwitz, Roger P. Joseph, Christopher D. Menconi, Mari Wilson; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
August 2, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 today to adopt significant changes to the regulation of money market funds in an effort to minimize the potential for a systemic “run” on money market funds like the one experienced in 2008.
|EEOC Adopts Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers|
Mae Kieng Hau, Douglas T. Schwarz; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 29, 2014Pregnant employees may be entitled to accommodation under both the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s long anticipated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related...
|Secretary Lew Calls on Financial Institutions to Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Defenses|
Steven G. Brody, Jason E. Glass; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014On July 16, 2014, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew delivered the keynote speech at the Delivering Alpha conference, a gathering of hedge fund industry participants. Secretary Lew used this event to issue strongly-worded remarks on the serious nature of cyber-incursions, in particular the...
|CFTC Staff Announces Relief From Certain Recordkeeping Requirements, Along With Two Other Actions|
Akshay N. Belani, Daniel N. Budofsky, Lihua Chen, Olga Kamensky, Joshua B. Sterling; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
June 4, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014On May 22, 2014, the CFTC staff provided no-action relief to members of swap execution facilities (“SEF”s) and designated contract markets (“DCM”s) who are not registered or required to be registered with the CFTC in any capacity (“Covered Members”) from certain...
|CFTC Staff Adopts New Approach to Requesting Relief From Commodity Pool Operator Registration|
Akshay N. Belani, Daniel N. Budofsky, Joshua B. Sterling; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
May 29, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014On May 12, 2014, the CFTC staff announced a new approach for seeking relief from the requirement to register as a commodity pool operator (“CPO”) under Section 4m(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”). This announcement squarely addresses an issue that has confounded the...
|CFTC Extends Deadline of Oral Recording Requirements for Asset Managers and CTAs Holding SEF or DCM Membership to December 31, 2014|
Akshay N. Belani, Daniel N. Budofsky, Katherine Dobson; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
May 6, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014On April 25, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight and the Division of Market Oversight (collectively, the “Divisions”) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) extended to December 31, 2014, the deadline by which Asset Managers and...
|Five Takeaways About Cybersecurity From the OCIE Cybersecurity Risk Alert|
Laura E. Flores, Jason E. Glass, Michael R. Weissmann; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014On April 15, 2014, SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a Risk Alert describing an initiative it is currently undertaking to assess cybersecurity preparedness in the securities industry. The Risk Alert includes a seven page appendix with 28...