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Asset Management

Asset Management Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on the asset management industry. Coverage includes litigation, policy developments, and corporate deals involving investment firms, mutual funds, hedge funds, bond funds, pension funds, and real estate investment trusts.



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Latest News in Asset Management

  • March 15, 2019

    Hedge Fund Tries To Trim Verdict In NJ Stock Scheme Case

    Counsel for a defunct hedge fund called on a New Jersey state court Friday to cut a roughly $5.4 million compensatory verdict won by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and its subsidiary by the amount of blame attributed to settling defendants in an alleged scheme to lower the Canadian insurance company’s share price.

  • March 15, 2019

    Broker Can’t Nix SEC’s Experts, Use Its Own In 'Layering' Suit

    A New York federal judge said Thursday that a brokerage had failed to undermine the analyses of two experts the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission intends to use in its suit over the alleged use of a market manipulation practice called "layering" and could not have them excluded from trial.

  • March 15, 2019

    Ex-Auburn Hoops Coach To Plead Guilty In NCAA Bribe Case

    A former Auburn University coach accused in a college basketball corruption scheme will plead guilty next week, following convictions and guilty pleas in recent months against others facing related charges, according to a Friday filing in New York federal court.

  • March 15, 2019

    Northwestern Defends ERISA Suit Win At 7th Circ.

    Northwestern University has urged the Seventh Circuit to uphold its win in a proposed Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action, saying an Illinois federal judge properly tossed claims that the school's retirement plan failed to drop underperforming investment options and offered too many funds to choose from.

  • March 15, 2019

    Battle Over Venezuela Sanctions Set To Escalate At WTO

    Venezuela will ask a World Trade Organization panel to decide whether U.S. sanctions on its goods, services, debt and government-backed cryptocurrency violate international trade rules after efforts to resolve the dispute bilaterally fell short, according to a WTO agenda circulated Friday.

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Asset Management

Areas of Coverage

  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Initial public offerings
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Spinoffs
  • Franchise and management agreements
  • Real estate deals
  • Shareholder activism involving hedge funds and hedge fund managers
  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • Financial company lobbying
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • LITIGATION
  • Bankruptcies involving assets managed by hedge funds, pension funds, mutual funds, or other investment managers
  • Restructuring and distressed debt issues
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of asset management practices

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  • Executives and attorneys in the asset management industry
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies, and companies
  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Professors, students, and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
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