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Bill Myers

Bill Myers has been a journalist for more than two decades in Chicago, Cambodia and Washington, DC. He started his career at the late, great City News Bureau of Chicago (motto: "If your mother says she loves you—check it out.")
digital barrier door
With two major rule packages pending, SEC presses firms on how they are managing cyber-risks.
The new rules are softer than the original proposal, but they still impose rigid disclosures on exempt advisers.
Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Building in Washington DC. The SEC regulates stocks and bonds and related financial activities.
Many of the nation's largest venture capital firms must adhere to new rules adopted today by a divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler
Aides to SEC chairman Gary Gensler have told private fund reform advocates to dial back their expectations so the chairman can focus on ESG and market structure proposals.
US Capitol tax reform
Earlier efforts to reform carried interest taxation had stalled, before US Senator Joe Manchin announced on Wednesday that he and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer had worked out a deal.
SEC commissioner Caroline Crenshaw
"I’m not sure we need regulation to help facilitate more capital going to unicorns and other large private companies – they seem to be doing fine on their own,” said SEC commissioner Caroline Crenshaw.
Council of Institutional Investors, which represents 140 of the largest public and union pension funds, asks SEC to "consider improving the final rule by requiring that private fund advisors provide pro-rata fee and expense reporting at the LP level upon request of the LP.”
Will a new rulemaking proposal from the SEC slow down the use of blank-check companies, which raised a record $162.5bn through 613 IPOs last year?
whisper, secret, insider trading, pssst
Judge blesses ‘unique’ theory, gives regulators room to broaden the definition of insider trading.
The SEC said Alumni ran afoul of the advertising rule by promising that its management fees were the 'industry standard 2-and-20.'

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