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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.")
The Biden administration’s sanctions on Russian dictator Vladimir Putin and his associates are narrow, but their implications for venture capital managers are broad.
Chris Hayes, ILPA’s top lobbyist, is leaving. ILPA has already chosen a replacement.
The SEC's take on cryptocurrency is of particular interest to venture capital firms, which have reportedly invested nearly $40 billion in crypto-related companies in the past 10 years.
The entire industry is caught up in 'sea change' proposal.
Why 2022 is already a seismic year for private funds.
The SEC is working on 'consistent, comparable and decision-useful' ESG disclosures for public companies, SEC chair Gary Gensler says, and he's under pressure to expand any new ESG rules to private funds. As governments and industry work toward a universal system, savvy advisers should focus on what matters. An ESG metrics primer: Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are a group of standards used by socially conscious investors to screen investments.
Among those who are targeted include Social Capital's Chamath Palihapitiya, who was asked in a letter about his relationships to or with acquired companies and the compensation received at every level of their SPAC deals.
Fund bilked employees, regulators say.
'A lot of fees and potential conflicts inherent,' says chairman Gary Gensler.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association's requests are in line with new SEC chairman Gary Gensler and his wants.

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